Caught many people illegally carrying 19kg of gold

Information from the authorities in Vietnam, the case illegally brought 19kg of gold across the border.

Police investigated and rounded up a group of people from Cambodia to Vietnam, seizing 19 kg of metal suspected to be gold.

Police of An Giang province are holding many suspects in criminal custody to investigate the act of smuggling; Illegally transporting goods across the border, according to Articles 188 and 189 of the Penal Code in Vietnam.

According to the investigation, the police surrounded a group of people illegally entering the canoe from Cambodia to Long Binh town, An Phu district.

The people on the boat fled, leaving behind many numbered packages, inside there were 19 kg of metal suspected to be gold.

The two 60-year-olds and 22-year-olds, presented themselves to the police station, confessed that the above goods were gold, transported from Cambodia to gold shops for consumption.

The police coordinated with functional agencies, inspected the goods, and searched many points for investigation.

The case is still being investigated and clarified, Vietnam detective agency