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Tay Ninh (VNA) – Police in the southwestern province of Tay Ninh are teaming up with relevant forces to investigate the trafficking of 11kg of methamphetamine. 

On March 22, two Cambodians namely Buy Bunly, 51, and Lim So Thea, 34, both residing in Tbong Khmum province of Cambodia, were caught transporting 5kg of myth by motorbike in Thanh Tay commune, Tan Bien district, Tay Ninh province.

The provincial drug crime investigation police also seized a gun and six bullets.  

On March 23 night, they arrested six people relating to a drug ring in ward 4, Tay Ninh city, comprising Phan Thi Mong Cam, Phung Ngoc Tan, Pham Hong Thai, Tran Quang Khanh, Nguyen Hoang Sang and Huynh Han Song, all residing in Tay Ninh city. These suspects confessed that they were waiting for the drugs.

In the early morning of March 24, the police forces arrested eight other people involved, along with another 6kg of myth, more than 5 billion VND (220,000 USD), four motorbikes, a car, a gun and other tools.

The suspects confessed that Phung Hong Huy, 41, from HCM City, is the mastermind of the ring, while his wife Nguyen Thi Ngoc Thuy helped to manage the ring in city. –VNA