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Vietnamese, Malaysian captured for sending women to Malaysia for forced prostitution

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 16:51 GMT+7

Vietnamese police are dealing with a case in which a Malaysian man and a Vietnamese woman were found luring Vietnamese women into forced prostitution in Malaysia, local media reported.

The Southern Criminal Police Department, under the Ministry of Public Security, on Monday said that they have detained Ngu Weng Hie, 54, a Malaysian, and Nguyen Thi Le Hoa, 42, from the southern Vietnamese province of An Giang, for trafficking women into prostitution.

Hie was arrested in mid-April when he returned from Malaysia to Vietnam via Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. Hoa was apprehended around that time in An Giang. 

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