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10,000 ecstasy pills seized at Lao Bao border post

Update: March, 31/2015 - 17:53
The officials, in co-operation with Lao's Police, arrested drug traffickers traveling from Laos to Viet Nam with the large contraband. — Photo laodong

QUANG TRI (VNS) — Drug enforcement officials from the Central Quang Tri Province's Border guard seized 10,000 pills of ecstasy at the Lao Bao border gate today.

The officials, in co-operation with Lao's Police, arrested drug traffickers traveling from Laos to Viet Nam with the large contraband.

Following five months of investigation, the Vietnamese border guards were able to arrest two Lao nationals, who had illegally crossed the border from Laos into Viet Nam and were smuggling the ecstasy pills.

The accused said they had bought the drugs in Vientiane and were planning to take it across the border area and sell them to Vietnamese.

The two accused have been handed over to the Lao Police for further investigation. — VNS


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