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Banker, elementary teacher among 13 nabbed in drug raid in Vietnam

Saturday, December 22, 2018, 15:10 GMT+7
Banker, elementary teacher among 13 nabbed in drug raid in Vietnam
Police work with the drug users following the raid in Ha Tinh, north-central Vietnam, December 21, 2018. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Police in the north-central Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh on Friday night raided a local karaoke parlor and caught 13 people, including a banker, a forest protection officer and a female grade school teacher, using drugs.

The raid took place at the Dubai Karaoke shop in Huong Khe District, where officers also found a plastic bag containing alleged ‘American weed,’ a plant-based stimulant that can cause illusion like marijuana, three pills of synthetic drugs, a pack of crystal meth, and several pieces of drug-using equipment.

Officers are detaining these 13 people, who all tested positive to drugs, for investigation.

Among the drug users are T.H.T., deputy director of a bank in Huong Khe and P.D.C., an officer of the district’s forest protection unit, and two women - Ng.Th.L.Q., an accountant of a local kindergarten and Tr.Th.H., an elementary teacher, according to police.

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Son Luong / Tuoi Tre News


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