Updated  
August, 04 2014 08:00:00

Lao Cai police arrest drug trafficker

Tenh Lao Son. — Photo baohaiquan

LAO CAI (VNS) — Border guards and customs police in northern mountainous Lao Cai Province arrested a man for allegedly trafficking 1kg of drugs from Son La to Lao Cai.

Tenh Lao Son, 27, a resident of Long Phieng Commune in Son La Province, was caught in a hotel in Lao Cai City. The police said Son admitted to transporting the contraband to a person in the city.

Nguyen Van Lam of the provincial Customs Department said Son might be a member of a trafficking ring transporting drugs between Laos, Viet Nam and China.

Son was handed over to the provincial police for further investigation. — VNS

Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.