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Rehab center staff held for selling drugs to addicts in northern Vietnam

Rehab center staff held for selling drugs to addicts in northern Vietnam

Saturday, June 25, 2022, 13:38 GMT+7

Police in the northern Vietnamese province of Thai Binh announced on Friday the temporary arrest of a male worker of a rehabilitation center in Dong Hung District after he had been caught red-handed selling drugs to addicts at the facility. 

Nguyen Xuan Bien, a 40-year-old resident of Kien Xuong District in the same province, was working as a contract medical employee at the provincial center for drug addiction treatment and social care when undercover police officers discovered that he stored and sold drugs to some addicts receiving treatment at the Dong Hung District-based facility.

Hoang Hoa Tham, director of the rehab center, affirmed Bien’s arrest shortly after.

The Dong Hung District police are working on documentation to handle the case in accordance with the law.

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Bao Anh - Tien Thang / Tuoi Tre News


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