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8,000 drug tablets seized in Lào Cai

Update: October, 21/2019 - 08:59


Two men are arrested for trafficking drugs. Photo

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

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