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Son La (VNA) – Police in the northwestern border province of Son La caught two people in the act of illegally transporting 1,200 pills of synthetic drugs on December 15.

The arrested are 35-year-old Lo Thi Ban and 38-year-old Vi Buon. Both reside in Laos’ Houaphan province.

Authorities also seized three mobile phones, 830,000 VND (nearly 37 USD) and other objects.

The case is under further investigation.

Last August, the local police arrested two men attempting to transport 31 heroin cakes, or about 11.62 kilograms.

In June, police and border guards seized an individual suspected of smuggling 2,000 methamphetamine pills and 3.3 kilograms of opium.-VNA