Female drug trafficker gets life sentence in Vietnam

CAO BANG, Vietnam - A local woman in the northern province of Cao Bang was sentenced to life in prison for drug trafficking yesterday.

Nearly five months ago, on July 4, the local police found 4kg of methamphetamine during a raid in the house of Luc Thi Dang, 26, from Trung Khanh Town.

Dang admitted that she had purchased the drugs from an unidentified person in Dai Tan District (Guangxi, China) at the rate of VND130 million (S$7,800) per kilogram, and had attempted to sell them at VND400 million  per kilogram.

Dang already had a criminal record for drug trafficking.