VOV.VN - Border guards in the central province of Quang Tri on August detained five Lao citizens attempting to smuggle a large quantity of drugs into Vietnam.
The Ministry of Public Security’s Drug Police Department said on July 20 that they have busted a trans-national drug trafficking ring led by Kim Soon-sik, 60, from the Republic of Korea (RoK).
VOV.VN - Border guards arrested a man on June 25 who was alleged to be part of a narcotics smuggling ring from Laos into the Central Highland province of Kon Tum.
The police of Song Ma district and Chieng Khoong commune in the northern mountainous province of Son La on August 7 arrested a local man for storing 11 bricks of alleged heroin and using drug.
Police in the northern mountainous province of Son La on June 4 arrested a man when he was illegally transporting 20 bricks of heroin (about seven kilograms) in Co Phay hamlet, Tan Lap commune, Moc Chau district.
Border guards of the northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien and Lao competent forces on May 18 arrested two Lao men for smuggling 120,000 meth pills.
Vietnamese security forces are fighting day and night to stop the flow of drugs into the country, said panellists during an online conference host by the Vietnam Government Portal on May 8.
Police busted many drug trafficking rings in the first quarter of 2019, seizing over 6 tonnes of drugs – higher than the amount seized last year and tripling that in 2017.
Border guards and police officers from the southwestern province of An Giang have arrested five people involving in the largest cross-border drug trafficking ring in the locality.
Police in Song Ma district of the northern border province of Son La arrested three drug traffickers and seized more than 7,000 drug pills on April 12.
The police of Vietnam and the Philippines have worked together on the trans-national case trafficking 300 kilos of drugs in Vietnam and seized 276 kilos more in the Philippines.
The police of the central province of Ha Tinh has issued a decision to detain and start legal proceedings against four men for their roles in a big drug trafficking case.
Police in the central province of Thanh Hoa said on January 22 that they had busted two drug rings from Laos, seizing more than 6,000 methamphetamine pills, a brick of heroin (350g), one kg of crystal meth and weapons.
Police of Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Binh district said they have arrested a Cambodian for illegally buying and possessing synthetic drugs.
The border guard force in the central province of Ha Tinh and authorized forces on October 25 arrested two men who were smuggling 32 kilogrammes of methamphetamine and ten bricks of heroin from Laos to Vietnam.
Eight provinces of Vietnam and Laos attended a conference in Vietnam’s central Thanh Hoa province on October 18 to consolidate their cooperation in fighting drug crime.
A Senior Officials’ Meeting in preparation for the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Drug Matters took place in Hanoi on October 17.
A Lao man was detained by Nghe An province’s Quy Chau district police and the provincial police drug criminal investigation department on September 7 as he attempted to transport 10 bricks of heroin and one kg of methamphetamine to Vietnam.
The Investigation Police Agency of Hanoi’s Dong Da district on August 3 decided to prosecute and issue temporary detention warrants for two men residing in the northern border province of Dien Bien for illegal drug trafficking.
The Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) and representatives of 33 southern provinces and cities reviewed the anti-drug efforts over the first six months of 2018 on July 16, stressing the need for stronger actions to fight drug-related crimes that remain complicated nationwide.