DRUG: Two Nigeria men and a woman arrested in vietnam

Two Nigerian citizens and one Vietnamese woman arrested by Anti-narcotics police in Ho Chi Minh City, on Thursday, September 24, for trafficking methamphetamine (C10H15N).

Methamphetamine is a synthetic drug with more rapid and lasting effects than amphetamine(C9H13N), which is used illegally as a stimulant.

“According to our source, Ochie Paul Ejike who is 51 was arrested with his 35-year-old Vietnamese wife along with his business partner Ly Moc Kiu, with a fellow Nigerian  Onyiriuka Chukwuemeka.”

“They were being  monitored by police for several months and were identified as "major figures" in the drug trafficking ring”
“Before their arrest, police had noticed Chukwuemeka often received shipments of clothing from Cambodia at an apartment in Binh Tan District, though without any clothes ever seen being sold.”

Kiu was stopped by the police last week while she was driving along Quang Trung Street in Go Vap District. 

“They found three kilos of methamphetamine (C10H15N) hidden in tea packages inside her storage container.”

“According to phung, she used to sell clothes before she got married to Ochie. After giving birth to two children, they switched to drug trafficking, and were assisted by various Nigerian Citizens.”

Kiu often receive five to seven kilograms of methamphetamine (C10H15N) each week. which she delivered to her partners. She earned VND70 million per kg. Investigation is still ongoing. 

According to Vietnam law, those convicted of smuggling or possessing more than 0.6kg of heroin or over 2500g of methamphetamine (C10H15N) often face death.

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