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Drug trafficker with 15kg of heroin caught in Son La

Update: July, 05/2012 - 11:15

SON LA – Police in the northern province of Son La yesterday arrested a suspected drug trafficker with 15 kilos of heroin in Moc Chau District's Co Cham Village.

Song A Tenh, 41, from northern Hoa Binh Province, admitted to police officers that he bought the heroin from two ethnic Mong people in the district and was transporting the drugs to lowland provinces for sale.

The heroin was hidden in two boxes under a pile of peaches in the truck, which had the registration 29C 13389.

This is the biggest amount of heroin found in the province.

On Tuesday, police also busted a drug trafficking ring, confiscated 82 cakes of heroin and 35,000 tablets of Amphetamines. The suspects in this case have not been identified. – VNS

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