Large drug trafficking cases uncovered in December

Tuesday 24/12/2019 09:26

VGP – Border force in the central province of Quang Tri uncovered two drug trafficking cases, seizing 120,000 synthetic drug pills and 202 bricks of dried cannabis over the recent days of December 2019.

Accordingly, on December 1 and 21, drug prevention force and border force in Quang Tri Province joined hands with relevant forces of Lao province of Savannakhet to detect these two drug trafficking cases.

Earlier on December 21, Teng Tien (born in 1956) and Chen Chih Hsiung (born in 1963) have been hunted by Taiwanese police for engaging in a ring that trafficked 1.15 tons of drugs through Myanmar, Thailand, the Philippines and Viet Nam.

The duo escaped after the ring had been uncovered in late 2018.

Local police said they are completing procedures to hand over them to Taiwanese authorities.

On December 21, police of Con Cuong district in the central province of Nghe An detained a woman for illegally transporting more than 800 meth pills, 30g of crystal meth and over 30g of heroin.

The trafficker, Lo Thi Chien (born in 1967), had previously spent seven years in prison for drug-related crime.

Earlier on December 2, a total 5kg of synthetic drugs was found in luggage belonging to Cambodian national Miech Sreyneang after being scanned at Moc Bai Border Gate in the southern province of Tay Ninh.

By Thuy Dung

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