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HCM City (VNA) - Police officers in HCM City’s Tan Binh district have cracked down on an illegal drug trafficking ring, seizing 11kg of drugs of all kinds, it was announced on April 15.

Following a three-month investigation, police arrested Nguyen Thanh Hung, aged 41 and a resident of Hoc Mon district, who allegedly led the ring.

Hung said he brought the drugs from Cambodia to Vietnam for sale.

After further investigation, police arrested five others and seized relevant items.

On the same day, border guards in the north central province of Ha Tinh province took Kha Van Mun, born in 1992 and residing in the Lao province of Bolykhamsay, into custody for transporting 60,000 synthetic drug pills from Laos to Vietnam.

The two cases are under further investigation./.