The suspect Giang A Dua (Photo: VNA)

Son La (VNA) – Police in collaboration with border guard and customs forces in the northern border province of Son La on April 20 caught a suspect red handed trafficking 17 heroin bricks, weighing about 6kg.

The suspect is Giang A Dua, born in 1995 and residing in Chieng Khua commune, Moc Chau district.

Police also seized a mobile phone and a number of other exhibits.

Dua admitted that he bought the drugs from an unknown man in the border area to sell for profit. Dua has been previously convicted for illegally possessing drugs.

The case is under further investigation.-VNA