|The heroin and ecstasy seized by the police. — VNA/VNS Photo|
SƠN LA — The Sông Mã District Police in the northern mountainous province of Sơn La, in coordination with the Mường Cai Border Guards, on Sunday nabbed a man transporting heroin and ecstasy.
Lò Văn Ích, 33, from Laos’ Houaphanh Province, was caught transporting more than 34,000 tablets of ecstasy and nearly 350g of heroin.
Ích admitted to the police that he had bought the heroin from a man he did not know at the border area. He intended to take the heroin inland for sale.
The police are conducting a further investigation into the case. — VNS