Two Taiwanese arrested for drug trafficking in Vietnam

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/04/20
By: Fan Chin-yi and Chung Yu-chen

Hanoi, April 20 (CNA) Vietnamese police have arrested two Taiwanese nationals in connection with a 1,100-kilogram haul of narcotics seized recently in Ho Chi Minh City, the online newspaper Vnexpress reported on Saturday.

According to the report, the two Taiwanese, Yeh Ching-Wei and Chiang Wei-chih, were arrested when police checked three vehicles unloading goods with their engines still running on April 12.

Two of the vehicles fled the scene, but were later caught, the report said.

About 606 kilograms of narcotics, in 600 packages disguised as tea bags stuffed inside 60 large loudspeakers, were discovered in the vehicles, according to the report.

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