Police in the central province of Ha Tinh Thursday arrested a man who was carrying a large amount of marijuana weighing 11.5kg on a passenger car en route from Thakhet (Laos) to Nghe An.
Nguyen Van Quy Photo: Dan Tri
The man was identified as Nguyen Van Quy, 35, hailing from Nghe An province’s Yen Thanh district.
At the police station, Quy admitted to transferring the drugs from Laos into Vietnam twice.
Since early 2011, Ha Tinh’s authorities have busted 7 drug smuggling rings, arrested 7 criminals, confiscated 22 heroin cakes, 3.1g of drugs, 0.5kg of methamphetamine, 0.123g of opium, VND39.5 million in cash, and some specialized transport means.