Cambodian cross-border drug trafficker gets death sentence

This file photo shows a drug user holding low-grade crystal meth tablets, known in Southeast Asia as "yaba", in Muse, Shan State, along Myanmar's border with China. (AFP Photo). Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

TAY NINH, Aug 1, 2020, VNA. The People’s Court of the southern province of Tay Ninh handed a death penalty to a Cambodian drug trafficker during a trial on July 31, Vietnam News Agency reported.

Miech SreyNeang, born in 1993 and residing in Phnom Penh, was sentenced to death for trafficking drug from Cambodia to Vietnam.

According to the indictment, Miech SreyNeang smuggled five bags of methamphetamine weighting over 4,943 grams.

The police caught the Cambodian citizen red-handed for carrying the drug at the Moc Bai international border gate in Tay Ninh province on December 2, 2019.

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