Police arrest drug traffickers in HCM City

Update: November, 03/2015 - 10:35


The three drug traffickers at the police station, HCM City District 7.— Photo

HCM CITY (VNS) — HCM City's District 7 police arrested three drug traffickers from an apartment of Hoang Anh Gia Lai 2 building.

The three traffickers were Nguyen Phuoc Minh, from Binh Tan District, Nguyen Trung Tin and Tran Nguyen Minh Thanh both from District 10. All three offenders are in their twenties.

The three were from a drug trafficking ring that was believed to supply heroin and methamphetamine to drug-users at bars in HCM City.

For a long time the police kept a close watch on the suspects, tens of policemen from Tan Hung Ward and District 7's crime investigation team caught the three red-handed while they were packing small boxes with drugs at Apartment B2-05 of the building.

Police seized 90gms of Ketamine and 65gms of methamphetamine, and VND320 million (US$14,500) in cash.

Nguyen Phuoc Minh said he bought the drugs from an unnamed person at VND90 million. — VNS