Illegal drugs seized in Ha Tinh Province

Police in Ha Tinh Province arrested a man for transporting 12 kilograms of illegal drugs across the Vietnam-Laos border on April 8.

Nguyen Van Quy is arrested for illegally trafficking in drugs on APril 8.(Photo:bee.net.vn)

Nguyen Van Quy, a 34-year-old native of the northern province of Nghe An was arrested for illegally trafficking in drugs.

Earlier on the same day, police by chance searched a car with Laos licence plate UN – 0357 driven by Nguyen Minh Toan, a resident of Nghe An Province. Toan was travelling from Tha Khet, Laos to Nghe An Province via the Cau Treo International Border route.

Police found 12 kilograms of drugs in Quy’s baggage. Quy declared that he was transporting the drugs from Laos to Nghe An Province for his personal consumption.

He confessed that he had earlier on two occasions transported drugs across the same route without any hitch.

The police are investigating the case further.

By D.Quang – Translated by Thu Tam

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