Smuggler of 5,000 drug pills arrested in Dien Bien hinh anh 1Smuggler Lo Thi Huong and the exhibits (Photo: VNA)
Dien Bien (VNA) – The border guard and customs force in the northern province of Dien Bien have captured a trafficker of 5,000 meth pills.

At 3:30 pm of October 23, a woman performing immigration procedure at the Tay Trang border check point was noticed with suspicious behaviours. The border guard checked her motor bike and found small packs hidden inside. The packs contained 5,000 pink-colored pills marked WY.

The woman was identified as Lo Thi Huong, born in 1975, a resident of the local Noong Luong commune in Dien Bien district.

She said she often travels to Laos for business and knows a person living in Laos’ Phongsaly province.

She admitted that the Lao acquaintance helped her buy the drug at 2.5 million kips and that she was trying to smuggle the drug into Vietnam to sell for profits.

The case is under further investigation.-VNA