Three arrested with 9kg of meth, 2,000 drug pills in Ha Tinh hinh anh 1Police arrest one of the smugglers (Source:
Ha Tinh (VNA) – Nine kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine and 2,000 meth pills were seized after three drug traffickers were arrested in Huong Son district of the central province of Ha Tinh on February 15 evening.

Previously the same day, local police and the Drug Crime Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security detected Nguyen Thanh Trung, residing in Huong Son district, who was travelling with his two accomplices in two pickup trucks on National Road 8C from Laos.

Trung attempted to run away when he was being chased by the police. However, at about 7:30pm, all three smugglers were arrested and brought to Ha Tinh police headquarters.

The men were part of a trafficking ring from Laos into Vietnam through Cau Treo international border gate in Ha Tinh province.

The case is being further investigated.-VNA