Two Lao citizens arrested for trafficking drugs into Vietnam hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Ha Tinh (VNA) –
Two Lao citizens were arrested on March 6 when they were en route to illegally transport drugs into Vietnam.

The traffickers namely Tenhva, born in 1999 and residing in Saynhabuly province, and Kayly, born in 1989 and residing in Bokeo province of Laos were captured at about 15:30 on the day in Naxaythoong district, Vientiane city.

Border guard forces of Vietnam, in conjunction with anti-drug police of the Lao Ministry of Public Security seized 600,000 meth pills, 36 heroin bricks (some 12.6kg), one Fortuner car, and some relevant documents.

The arrestees confessed that they were transporting the drugs from Laos to Vietnam for sales. Further investigation into the case is underway.

Three days ago, two Lao citizens were arrested on suspicion of smuggling 12,000 meth pills in Moc Chau district in the northern mountainous province of Son La.

The two are Vang A De, male, born in 1988, and Trang Thi Dua, female, 1974. Both reside in Muong village, Sop Bao district of Louaphan province of Laos.-VNA