The arrested drug traffickers in Son La province (Photo: VNA)

 

Son La (VNA) – Three drug traffickers were arrested in the northern mountainous province of Son La on September 27.

They are Hang A Giong, born in 1980 and Hang A Ho, born in 1984, both residing in Keo Hom village in the province’s Muong La district, along with Hang A Ly, born in 1989, living in Mao village of the same district.

Police in Muong La and Mai Son districts of the province, in cooperation with the Drug Crime Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security and the provincial customs force caught red-handed those three when they were transporting drugs in Chang village, Muong Chum commune of Muong La district.

Authorised agencies seized 10 bricks of heroin, four mobile phones, two motorbikes and other related exhibits.

The case is under further investigation.

Earlier, the border guard force of the central province of Quang Tri and Lao authorised agencies have arrested drug smugglers from Laos, seizing 200,000 methamphetamine pills.

On September 17, in a village in Muong Phin district of Laos’ Savannakhet province, the Quang Tri border guard and local security forces arrested two men who were born in 1984 and 1976, for possession and transportation of drugs. Both are residing in Khammouane province of Laos.-VNA