Lao man arrested for illegally trading drugs

Update: May, 09/2016 - 15:40
Ly A Chính with six cakes of heroin at a police station. – Photo
Viet Nam News

ĐIỆN BIÊN  The police in the northern mountain province of Điện Biên arrested a man for illegally trading six cakes of heroin in Núa Ngam Commune of Điện Biên District yesterday.

Ly A Chính, 37, of Lao nationality, was arrested while trading 2.1kg of heroin.

Chính claimed he bought the drugs from Laos to Việt Nam for consumption.

The case is being investigated.

On Friday, the police in Lai Châu Province’s Than Uyên District arrested a 36-year-old man for the illegal trade of three cakes of heroin.  VNS