2 men held for smuggling heroin

Created 10 January 2018
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Police in northern Điện Biên Province have busted a drug trafficking ring, arresting two traffickers and seizing 21 cakes of heroin weighing 7.5kg.

 

The seized heroin at the police investigation agency. — VNA/VNS Photo XuânTư

ĐIỆN BIÊN — Police in northern Điện Biên Province have busted a drug trafficking ring, arresting two traffickers and seizing 21 cakes of heroin weighing 7.5kg.

Following a tip-off, drug crime investigation police from Điện Biên Province, in co-ordination with relevant forces of the Ministry of Public Security and provincial border guards, raided Mường Thanh Hotel on Monday afternoon and caught two men red-handed while trading heroin.

The suspects put up a fierce fight with police forces, leaving two policemen injured. But they were quickly overpowered. The police seized 21 cakes of heroin, in addition to a motorbike and some other trafficking-related goods.

The suspects were later identified as Lò Văn Sinh, 40, from Điện Biên Province and Khamput Thammavong, 30, a resident of Vientiane Province in Laos.

Further investigations into the case are conducted. VNS

 

Source: VNN

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