Drug dealers arrested before entering Vietnam hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Thanh Hoa (VNA) – The border guard and security forces in the Vietnamese provinces of Son La and Thanh Hoa and Laos’ Houaphan province caught a couple storing up to 23.5 kg of heroin in Houaphan on February 29.

With support from the local security command, the forces arrested Nang Nu Mua, born in 1980, in the morning along with 7 kg of heroin.

In late afternoon, her husband, 46-year-old Thao Chu Vang was also apprehended.

Searching the couple’s home, the forces found another 16.5 kg of heroin, 191 pills and materials for packing the heroin.

The two admitted they were about to pack the heroin, which could form about 78 bricks, and bring them into Vietnam.

The case is under further investigation.

On December 15, 2015, Son La police caught two people residing in Houaphan province for their illegal transport of 1,200 pills of synthetic drugs.-VNA