|Tran Hoat Toan was detained with the exhibit by the Quang Ninh police. — Photo vov.vn
QUANG NINH — The police said yesterday that they had detained a 48-year-old Vietnamese man for transporting 20kg of methamphetamine in Mong Cai city of Quang Ninh Province.
The man was identified as Tran Hoat Toan, who has a temporary residence registered in Guangxi, China.
According to authorities, Toan had hidden the drugs under the back seat of a taxi with the licence plate 14A-133.07. The drugs were in 15 nylon bags, packed together in a travel bag.
Toan told the police that he was hired by a Chinese man to transport the drugs to Mong Cai.
The case is being investigated further. — VNS