Cambodia sentences Australian to 30 years for drug trafficking

Phnom Penh – An Australian woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison by a Cambodian court today, for attempting to smuggle almost two kilogrammes of heroin out of Phnom Penh.

Ve Thi Tran was arrested at Phnom Penh airport last January by immigration police after they received a tip from the Australian Federal Police.

The 38-year-old was about to board a flight to Hong Kong, bound for Australia as her final destination.

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