VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese and Lao police have cooperated to discover a drug trading ring from Laos to Vietnam, seizing 116kg of heroin from a Lao couple.
The border guard forces of Thanh Hoa and Son La provinces, Vietnam and the police of Hua Phan province of Laos on October 17 successfully finished the A3 Project, arresting two drug traffickers an seizing 116 kg of heroin.
Earlier, the Vietnamese border guard forces discovered a drug trafficking network that transported narcotics from Laos to Vietnam. Project A3 was worked out, with the participation of the border guard forces of Thanh Hoa and Son La provinces and the police of Hua Phan province.
- Coal industry suffers $25 million in damages after floods in Quang Ninh
- How did Vietnam football benefit from Man City’s tour?
- Public fear MOET education reform will demotivate students
- Hanoi’s population increases by 200,000 per year
- Submarine inventor: Vietnamese sub fleet will keep pace with Seventh Fleet
The joint forces caught in the act a Lao couple, Thao Xay Vang, (born 1963) and Nang Da Ly (1967), from Sam Nua town, Hua Phan Province, Laos, transporting 1 kg of opium in Hua Phan.
The couple’s house was searched immediately and the authorities discovered and seized 116 kg of heroin, tools used to process drug, $4,400, 170,000 Lao kip, 2 guns and two grenades.
The couple confessed that they purchased the drugs from a Lao man named U Dom Xay, to transport to Vietnam.