HCMC police rewarded for cracking massive drug trafficking ring

Eighteen groups of police in HCMC yesterday received certificates of merit from the Ministry of Public Security, the Vietnam Customs, the city People’s Committee and the Finance Minister for cracking a massive drug trafficking ring.

Deputy Chairman Ngo Minh Phong gives certificates of merit to police officers (Photo: SGGP)

Deputy Chairman Ngo Minh Phong gives certificates of merit to police officers (Photo: SGGP)

Deputy Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Ngo Minh Chau lauded the groups of police, stressing that the success in destroying the cross-country massive drug trafficking ring also manifests police forces to closely work together to handle drug trafficking and crack down drug criminals.
As Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper published police has unearthed a drug trafficking ring in Ho Chi Minh City in March, 2019 seizing 895 packs of heroin. Police investigators have expanded their probe into the ring. Consequently, early November, they raided five warehouses in the city arresting many Taiwanese who transported drug.
Drug investigators have seized 446 packs of heroin worth more than US$6 million from searching these warehouses. Police are hunting a Taiwanese.
Totally, police have kept 1,397 packs of heroin and case-related items.
Police in the northern city of Hai Phong yesterday announced to destroy a drug smuggling ring seizing 44 packs of heroin. The ring leader confessed to transport drug from the northwest provinces to Hai Phong and then many provinces.

By staff writers - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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