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Drug smugglers arrested

Update: December, 18/2017 - 15:00
Tráng A Dình, 37, and Sồng A Chính, 28, both from Yên Bái Province – admitted they bought the drug from an unknown man at the border area in Chiềng Khương Commune, Sông Mã District, in Sơn La Province. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Cường
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QUẢNG BÌNH — Quảng Bình Province Border Guard and Laos’ Khammouan Province Public Security Department on Saturday arrested a Laos national for allegedly smuggling 32,000 tablets of synthetic drug into Việt Nam.

The suspect, Vanphila Chan Thaviphon, 28 years old, from Khammouan Province, admitted that he bought the drug and was heading to the Cha Lo Border gate in the central province of Quảng Bình to sell in Việt Nam when he was caught.

Last September, the border guard and Khammounan Province security force also detected five Laos nationals involved in trafficking 12,000 drug pills into Việt Nam.

Meanwhile, in the northern province of Sơn La, last Saturday, police arrested two suspects for carrying 20 kilos of opium and 3,000 tablets of synthetic drug in Mai Sơn District.

The suspects – Tráng A Dình, 37, and Sồng A Chính, 28, both from Yên Bái Province – admitted they bought the drug from an unknown man at the border area in Chiềng Khương Commune, Sông Mã District, in Sơn La Province.

Police are investigating the cases further. — VNS

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