Eight arrested for illegally crossing Vietnam-Laos border

Eight people were arrested while they were trying to illegally cross the border from Vietnam to Laos on August 15, said Colonel Le Van Thach, head of the scout division under the Border Military Headquarters in the central province of Ha Tinh.

Front left to right, Vang A Trang and Vang A Sang are escorted to the investigation agency in Ha Tinh Province (Photo: SGGP)

The eight people from Son La and Thanh Hoa Provinces were caught red-handed crossing the border by officials from the division and the Northwest Security Department under the Ministry of Public Security at 9:30 a.m.

The group leaders are 45 year old Vang A Sang and 29 year old Vang A Trang from Muong Lat District, Thanh Hoa.

Authorized agencies are continuing investigation over the case.

By Duong Quang – Translated by Hai Mien

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