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Dien Bien (VNA) – A man and a woman were arrested on October 16 for trafficking 4,000 synthetic drug pills in northern mountainous Dien Bien province.

Vu A Phong, born in 1995, and Mua Thi Sua, born in 1991, both from Dien Bien were caught red-handed when carrying the drug pills hidden inside 20 blue plastic bags in Ba Khom village, Nam Lich commune of Muong Ang district.

The pair attacked the local police with stones to resist arrest, leaving a policeman injured.

They confessed to purchase the drugs at a border area and were on the way to make sales.

The case is under further investigation.-VNA