PHNOM PENH, May 31 (NNN-AKP) – Cambodia’s anti-drug police arrested a Vietnamese man, for allegedly trafficking more than five kg of drugs, the National Police reported, yesterday.
The suspect was identified as 38-year-old Vu Quang Minh. He was apprehended last Saturday for sending narcotics through a post office near Wat Phnom historical site in Phnom Penh.
“Some 4.21 kg ketamine and 1.01 kg ecstasy (MDMA) were confiscated from the suspect,” the National Police reported on its website.
The country has no death sentence for drug traffickers. Under its law, someone found guilty of trafficking more than 80 grams of illicit drugs could be jailed for life.
According to the country’s Anti-Drug Police Department, Cambodia nabbed 5,572 drug-related suspects, including 105 foreigners, during Jan-Apr period, seizing a total of 361 kg of narcotics.
Most of the seized drugs are ketamine, crystal meth, methamphetamine pills, heroin, ecstasy, cocaine, and cathinone.– NNN-AKP