Trafficker of 10,000 drug pills arrested in Dien Bien hinh anh 1The trafficker, named Vang A De, and the seized drugs at the investigation agency (Photo: VNA)

Dien Bien (VNA)Border guards of the northwestern province of Dien Bien on January 15 arrested a man for trafficking 10,000 synthetic drug pills.

The trafficker, born in 1997, from the neighbouring province of Son La was caught red-handed while riding a motorbike and carrying a backpack with 50 small bags of pink pills in Muong Loi commune of Dien Bien district.

He said he had received the drugs from another residing in the same village as his in Luong Leo commune of Son La’s Sop Cop district, and planned to sell them in Dien Bien.

Further investigations into the case are underway./.