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Lao man caught with 294kg of crystal meth

Update: February, 18/2019 - 07:00
A Laos national was arrested by border guards in the central province of Hà Tĩnh yesterday while carrying 294kg of crystal meth from Laos to Việt Nam.— VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ TĨNH — A Laos national was arrested by border guards in the central province of Hà Tĩnh yesterday while carrying 294kg of crystal meth from Laos to Việt Nam.

Vangchueyang Briachear, residing in Vang Ban Hamlet in Laos’ central province of Bolykhamxay, was arrested on the stretch of National Route 8A in Hương Sơn District while carrying the drugs in a nine-seat car with another man.

Local border guards are hunting for the second man, who escaped into a forest after Briachear was seized.

The 25-year-old said he was hired by a Lao man to transport the drugs. — VNS

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