- A 25-year old Igbo man identified as Unachukwu Chiluba Paulinus has been sentenced to death in Vietnam.
- Unachukwu Chiluba Paulinus was sentenced to death for trafficking three kilogrammes of methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam.
Truly, drug trafficking is one of the crimes that many countries takes very serious, and drug traffickers if caught may be sentenced to death, life time in jail amongst other punishment.
There are many countries that took drug trafficking as a serious crime, and often punishes traffickers severely. However, despite strong opposition by many countries, the issue of drug trafficking has not been fully curbed as traffickers are captured daily.
A Nigerian man has bagged a death penalty for drug trafficking in Vietnam. Unachukwu Chiluba Paulinus after he was caught trafficking three kilogrammes of methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam was sentenced to death in a court in the southwestern province of Tay Ninh.
Unachukwu narrated that he arrived in Cambodia in 2019, and met an African man with the name "Oscar" who hired him (Unachukwu) to transport drugs from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City for 2,000 USD. Unachukwu further revealed that he was paid 650 USD in advance.
Recall that a 45-year old Igbo man who goes by the name Ekwegbalu James Nzube was also sentenced to death few days ago for trafficking nearly four kilogrammes of methamphetamine.
However, it's heartbreaking that Nigerians are getting caught for trafficking drugs outside Nigeria, what do you have to say about this issue? Please share your thoughts below in the comments section.
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