The Anti-narcotics force uncovered a drug smuggling of 2.2 kg of heroin in Ho Chi Minh City on December 14.

Five HCM City residents were arrested for further investigation.

The police also seized over 6.5kg of white powder which were suspected to be drug, 140 million VND, 11 mobile phones, and six motorbikes relating to the drug smuggling case.

The drug was stocked in the district1 then brought to sell in district 7 and 8 in the city.

The drug ring, led by Vo Thi Ngoc Hanh, 42, sold about 600 gram of heroin a day, according to the initial investigation.-VNA