|Le Xuan Son at the police. — VNA/VNS Photo
HA NOI (VNS) — Police in Ha Noi's Dong Da District have arrested Le Xuan Son, a resident of central Nghe An Province's Tan Lac Village, for illegally transporting five packets of drug, weighing nearly five kilogrammes.
On July 23, police in Dong Da District was informed about a male suspect who was carrying a black nylon bag on board the train from Ha Noi to HCM City. The 39-year-old man was required to have his bag checked and the police found five packets of methamphetamine, weighing nearly five kilogrammes.
According to the testimony, Son purchased the drug from a Chinese man for VND1 billion (US$46,000) on July 22 through an unknown Vietnamese intermediary.
He was caught while trying to transport this drug to Nghe An Province.
The case is under investigation. — VNS