Meth, heroin trafficker arrested in Hanoi hinh anh 1Ta Huy Cuong (Source:
Hanoi (VNA) – Police of Hanoi’s Thach That district have arrested a 47-year-old man for allegedly transporting 8,000 methamphetamine pills and two packs of heroin.

Ta Huy Cuong, from Mai Son district, the northern mountainous province of Son La, was on October 22 found carrying a bag containing methamphetamine pills and heroin at a hostel in Thach That commune, Thach That district, where he stayed with a woman and his own child.

Cuong confessed that he bought 8,000 methamphetamine pills at a price of 83 million VND (3,652 USD) from an ethnic minority person in Son La province to sell in Hanoi and other provinces. He said he will use the two packs of heroin.

Investigations revealed that earlier, Cuong spent six years in prison for illegally storing drugs.

The case is under further investigation.-VNA