Nearly 5 tons of methamphetamine seized in first half

Friday 28/06/2019 15:46

VGP – Five tons of methamphetamine were seized in the first half of 2019, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MPS). 

Among 59,000 criminal cases under investigations, 13,000 were involved drugs and 20,000 drug traffickers were arrested. 

The MPS launched two peak raids on organized crimes related to shark loans, murder, economic crimes, drug crimes and Internet gambling. 

Police force smashed more than 82% of criminal cases, an increase of 12.25% compared to the National Assembly’s criteria. 

The Drug-Related Crime Prevention and Control Task Force, under the MPS will enhance international integration to struggle against drug trafficking into Viet Nam. 

A ministerial-level meeting on drug issues gathering nine nations in ASEAN will be held in the time ahead to discuss measures on drug prevention and control. 

By Thuy Dung

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