Police in the northern province of Bac Giang intercepted three drug smugglers on National Highway 1A on September 3, seizing 32 packages of heroin.

The three suspects, aged between 23 and 38, including Ly Quynh Son and Tran Thi Thuy from Lang Son province and Nguyen Dang Vinh from Bac Ninh province, were caught trafficking the substance in a four seat taxi through Quang Thing commune in Lang Giang district.

Six cell phones and nearly 12 million VND (571 USD) were also seized.

Police are conducting a full investigation into the case.-VNA