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THANH HÓA – Authorities in central Thanh Hóa Province arrested a suspect who was caught illegally transporting drugs from the Việt Nam-Laos border area into the province, police said on Thursday.
Nguyễn Ngọc Thành, 41, was caught in the act of transporting nearly 3kg of methamphetamine, over 5,800 pink meth pills, and nearly 40g of heroin from the border area between the provinces of Thanh Hóa and Hua Phan for sale in Thanh Hóa City.
Thành said he was hired by an unknown man to transport the drugs in exchange for VNĐ50 million (US$2,200).
The case is under further investigation. — VNS