Soldiers arrest synthetic drug trafficker

Cau Treo border gate soldiers in the northcentral province of Ha Tinh announced one June 16 they had arrested one Vietnamese man for smuggling 4,000 synthetic drug tablets into Vietnam.

Police officers find out drug in the vehicle (Photo: SGGP)

Police officers find out drug in the vehicle (Photo: SGGP)

Suspecting the vehicle driven by 31 year old Dang Ba Loc hailing from the central province of Nghe An’s Nghi Loc District, border guards and Customs officials and criminal investigators stopped the vehicle for checking.

Police forces discovered a bag containing 20 plastic bags with 3,950 synthetic drug tablets inside. Searching his body, police officials collected additional 35 drug tablets. Initially, Loc confessed at police station that he arrived in Laos two days ago to buy drugs to give back Vietnam to sell for profit.

Further investigation will be carried out.

By staff writers - translated by UYEN PHUONG

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