Two men are arrested for trafficking drugs. Photo baolaocai.vn
LÀO CAI — Police of northern mountainous province of Lào Cai arrested two drug traffickers and seized 8,000 methamphetamine tablets.
Hồ A Chừ and Giàng Nhà Chứ were caught on Saturday while taking a coach to Tung Chung Phố Commune, Mường Khương District to sell drugs.
They confessed to the police they bought 8,000 tablets of drugs using their own VNĐ100 million (US$4,400) from a Lao national whose name is unknown.
They travelled to Lào Cai City to sell drugs at the expected price of VNĐ140 million ($6,000) to VNĐ160 million ($6,900).
Before they could sell it, they were caught by the police.
Colonel Trần Quốc Huy, deputy director of Lào Cai’s Police, said the two were involved in a trans-provincial and trans-national drug trafficking ring which smuggle drugs from Lào Cai to China.
The police are investigating the case further. — VNS