Dien Bien: three arrested for smuggling 50 kg of meth hinh anh 1Two of the three suspects, Hoang Manh Linh and Lo La, and the 50kg of meth (Photo: VNA)

Dien Bien (VNA) – The police and border guard forces in the northwestern province of Dien Bien on September 1 arrested three men for trafficking 50 kg of methamphetamine.

The suspects are Hoang Manh Linh, 36, residing in Dien Bien’s Dien Bien Phu City; Lai The Mau, 35, residing in the central province of Thanh Hoa’s Ha Trung district; and Lo La, 50, residing in Laos’ Oudomxay province.

The police seized the drug wrapped in 50 yellow bags inside two large sacks, two motorcycles, and two mobile phones.

The case is under further investigation.

Dien Bien, sharing the border with Laos and China, is hotbed of drug trafficking.-VNA