Drug trafficker arrested in Lai Chau
LAI CHAU (VNS)— Police swooped on the mountainous province of Lai Chau in the early hours of Sunday to catch two men smuggling heroin into the province, seizing one heroin cake, two cell phones, a motorbike and other items.
The arrested, Hoang Van Van, 39 and Tong Van Dai, 36, both reside in Chieng Khoang commune in the northern mountainous Son La Province's Quynh Nhai District, admitted buying the heroin from a person named Tien in the province's Thuan Chau District at a cost of VND140 million (US$6,600).
The case is still under investigation. — VNS