Four caught red-handed smuggling 54,000 meth pills hinh anh 1Four men and methamphetamine pills seized (Source: vov)

Son La (VNA) – Police of Quynh Nhai district in the northern mountainous province of Son La on September 28 arrested four men when they were illegally transporting about 54,000 methamphetamine pills to neighbouring Lao Cai province.

The arrestees include Sung A Chu, 31, Ly A So, 30, and Ly A Po, 28, residing in Pa Long commune of Thuan Chau district, and Ly A Mua, 24, from Chieng An commune of Song Ma district.

They declared that they had been hired by a man to transport the drugs from the border area in Song Ma district to Lao Cai province, and would be paid 100 million VND (4,300 USD) if the task is completed.

The police also seized two motorbikes, four mobile phones and many other exhibits.

Investigations into the case are underway.-VNA