Dien Bien police uncover cross-border drugs trafficking ring hinh anh 1Giang A Tu (centre) and the exhibits. (Photo: VNA)

Dien Bien (VNA) – The narcotics forces of the border guard in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien and security forces of the Lao province of Phongsaly busted a drugs trafficking ring in Muang Khua town, Phongsaly on March 13.

The three traffickers are Giang A Tu (born in 1985, residing in Xieng Khouang province, Laos), Bun Hoong (born in 1965, residing in Vientiane, Laos) and So Vieng Say (born in 1969, residing in Vientiane, Laos).

A drugs haul of 60 bricks of heroin and 40,000 pills of synthetic drugs was seized.

Other seized exhibits were one gun, seven bullets, two cars, one tape recorder and eight mobile phones.

Earlier, the drug squad police and other forces detected a ring transporting drugs from Bokeo to Muang Khua (Laos) then to Vietnam. On March 12, they found that Tu and Bun Hoong transported a large volume of drugs to Muang Khua and decided to smash the ring.-VNA