The People’s Court of the southwestern province of Tay Ninh on December 4 sentenced a Cambodian national to 13 years in jail for drug trafficking and robbery.

Bon So Lim, 28, received eight years in prison for drug smuggling and another 5 years for theft.

According to the indictment of the Tay Ninh People’s Court, Bon So Lim was arrested on July 18, 2013 in Tan Dong commune, Tan Chau district, Tay Ninh province while selling 0.8472 grams of methamphetamine brought from Cambodia.

During the investigation, Bon So Lim confessed that on June 25 he robbed a motorbike belonging to Nguyen Thi Thu in Tan Chau district, Tay Ninh province.

The court forced him to pay Thu 15.867 million VND (745 USD) in compensation.-VNA