Heroin smuggler arrested in Dien Bien hinh anh 1The Dien Bien police caught a man carrying 21 bricks of heroin into Vietnam. (Source: nydailynews.com)

Dien Bien (VNA) – A man has been caught carrying 21 bricks of heroin weighing 7.4kg in Tan Phong hamlet, Si Pa Phin commune, Nam Po district, the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien.

Lo Van Dia, 26, who resides in Phongsaly province of Laos, was arrested by the province’s anti-drug police on July 29.

Dia confessed that he bought the heroin in Laos and was being on his way to Vietnam when arrested.

The case is being under further investigation.-VNA