Thursday, October 27 2016


Nghệ An Police arrest marijuana smuggler

Update: March, 15/2016 - 09:00
Phan Phúc Đạt, suspected to be a drug trafficker, at the police station. He was arrested this morning in Nghệ An Province. — Photo

NGHỆ AN — Police in the central Nghệ An Province said they arrested a suspect for trafficking marijuana in Thái Hoà Town yesterday morning.

The police seized 3kg of marijuana and a gun during a search of the suspect’s home.

Phan Phúc Đạt, 36, was a criminal who had been under investigation for a long time in the area, the police said.

At the police station, Đạt initially said he bought the marijuana at Cầu Treo International border gate in the central Hà Tĩnh Province and then transported it to the town to sell it to drug addicts.

The gun was bought from an unidentified person for self-defence, he said to the police.

The case is being investigated further. — VNS


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