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25-Year-Old Nigerian Man Sentenced To Death For Illegally Transporting Narcotic Substances Into Vietnam From Cambodia

by Anita Ogona

25-year-old Nigerian man has been sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Vietnam.’

The People’s Court of the southwestern province in Vietnam, on Tuesday, April 13, sentenced a 25-year-old Nigerian,Unachukwu Chiluba Paulinus, to death for illegally transporting narcotic substances into the country from Cambodia.May be an image of 1 person, standing, indoor and text that says 'BỊ CÁO'

Unachukwu Chiluba Paulinus was arrested on February 19, 2020, in the Ta Pheng area of Thuan Tay hamlet in Loi Thuan commune, Ben Cau district, while transporting nearly 3 kilogrammes of methamphetamine.
The 25-year-old Nigerian man sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Vietnam, told police that he arrived in Cambodia in 2019, where he met an African man called Oscar who hired him to transport the drugs from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City for 2,000 USD. He was paid 650 USD in advance.
After traveling by taxi from Phnom Penh to the border, he crossed over into Vietnam and was arrested by Ben Cau district’s police.
He also confessed to having earlier transported a backpack containing drugs from Cambodia to HCM City, which he delivered to an unknown man.

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He confessed to drug trafficking to the police before he was charged to court..

The decision to execute Unachukwu was based on Clause 4 in Article 250 of the 2015 Penal Code of the country.May be an image of 3 people, people standing and indoor

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