Thai sentenced to death in Vietnam
- Published: 21 Aug 2013 at 10.56
- Online news:
HANOI, Vietnam - A court in southern Vietnam sentenced a Thai woman to death for smuggling 2 kilogrammes of cocaine into the country, state media reported Wednesday.
The People's Court in Ho Chi Minh City convicted and sentenced 31-year-old Suracha Chaimongkol at a one-day trial Tuesday, the Thanh Nien newspaper said.
Vietnamese authorities found the cocaine hidden in two photo albums in Ms Suracha's luggage when she arrived at Tan Son Nhat airport on Oct 1, 2012, it said.
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