Nguyen Ngoc Ich and 30 bricks of heroin seized (Source: VNA)

Nghe An (VNA) – Police in central Nghe An province arrested two drug traffickers on October 15, seizing 30 bricks of heroin.

Those arrested include Nguyen Ngoc Ich, born in 1977, and Tran Dinh Hoi, born in 1984, both from Hanh Lam commune, Thanh Chuong district. Ich was suspected to be the instigator, while Hoi acted as a driver.

The police said the suspects’ activities have been under surveillance for a long time. On the morning of October 15, they were caught red-handed while attempting to transport the drugs from Thanh Chuong to Nam Dan district. Each brick was found to weigh approximately 350g.

They declared that they had bought the drugs in Laos and had intended to bring them to Ho Chi Minh City for sale.

The case is under further investigation.–VNA