The People’s Court of northern mountainous Cao Bang province handed down a life sentence to a Chinese resident on May 22, after finding him guilty of drug trafficking in a major case uncovered by local law enforcement last year.

Huang Yu Qiang, 25, from Guangxi, China, was caught transporting 4.3kg of drugs into Vietnam on December 29, 2014.

Police in the province’s Ha Lang district made the arrest.-VNA