Hanoi--A 31-year-old Taiwanese man was arrested by Vietnamese officials on Sunday in a case involving the alleged illegal smuggling of military equipment.
According to a report from VnExpress.net, local police and airport security at Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat International Airport discovered abnormalities with the luggage of a Taiwanese national flying to Kaohsiung City.
Upon opening the bag for inspection, authorities found 79 brand new pistol grips, 2 military communication devices, gas masks, the shells of M79 and AR15 bullets, grenade shells and old North Atlantic Treaty Organization military outfits and backpacks.
All of these are on a list of items the import or export of which is prohibited, according to Vietnamese officials.
The online report confirmed the 31 year-old-man has been arrested though his name has not been made public.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel