Up to 101,469 cases of violation were handled in the first seven days of the tightened road inspections from May 15 to 22, with fines totaling VND75.7 billion (US$3.25 million).
The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on October 7 sentenced eight defendants to death and another to life imprisonment for trafficking 379 heroin bricks weighing over 132kg and 55kg of methamphetamine.
VOV.VN - Police in Thanh Hoa province have arrested two men who were in the process of trafficking 60 bricks of heroin weighing around 20 kg.
Police of the northwestern province of Son La arrested on July 22 three persons involved in a cross-border drug trafficking ring, seizing 28 bricks of heroin.
Drug baron Trang A Tang and eight accomplices have been given death sentence while three others have received life imprisonment for their involvement in trafficking 1,791 heroin bricks and 553 drug pills.
Police of northern Nam Dinh province on October 31 arrested a 44-year-old man named Mai Quynh Tho, a resident of the Viet Hung commune, and seized 13 bricks of heroin from him.