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Trans-national drug ring busted

Update: May, 14/2014 - 08:56

HA TINH (VNS) – Border police from Ha Tinh Province cooperating with drug prevention police from the Viet Nam Border Defense Force and Vientiane police busted members of a trans-national drug ring with 16.8 kg of heroin on Monday.

According to police reports, three people of Thai nationality and one from Laos were arrested for carrying and trading the drugs in a district of the Laos capital, Vientiane. Officers also impounded a car with Laos-registered plates.

Police are still investigating the case, with early allegations indicating that the ring may have been involved in trafficking drugs from Thailand to Laos and to Viet Nam through the border gate of Cau Treo. — VNS

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