A Vietnamese woman has been arrested at Ho Chi Minh’s worldwide airport sure for Australia allegedly with one kilogram of methamphetamines.
Vietnamese officials said the arrest of the 76-yr-antique woman, late on Friday, got here as she organized to board a Vietnam airlines flight to Sydney.
Vietnamese media said protection officers made the arrest after allegedly uncovering the methamphetamine drugs in jars of fish paste – a delicacy in lots of Asian dishes.
officers stated investigations had been continuing into the case.
The arrest follows the detention ultimate December of a 71-year-antique Vietnamese-Australian lady after police allegedly uncovered some three kilograms of heroin hidden in 36 soap packing containers in her baggage.
The 71-12 months-antique was additionally arrested at Tan Son Nhat worldwide airport in Ho Chi Minh city as she turned into checking in on a Sydney bound flight. The heroin had an estimated value of $US468,000 ($A647,526).
In August 2015, Vietnamese government sentenced 39-year-vintage Australian Nguyen Ly Toan to 20 years’ prison for trying to ship drug precursor chemical substances through the postal service.
Nguyen have been arrested in July 2013 after Vietnamese customs officials exposed the chemical compounds inside the applications sure for Australia.
Vietnam is stated to have among the global’s hardest drug enforcement legal guidelines, with the demise penalty for the ones convicted of smuggling extra than 600 grams of heroin or more than 2.5kg of methamphetamines.