The Ministry of Public Security is investigating the origins of heroin and meth washed ashore on Vietnam’s central coast over the past few days.
Customs officers arrested a Cambodian woman for attempting to smuggle five kilogrammes of crystal methaphetamine into Vietnam through Moc Bai international border gate in the southwestern province of Tay Ninh on October 27.
The Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City in coordination with competent forces on June 26 seized more than 14 kg of methamphetamine hidden in packages transported from foreign countries.
The police of Ho Chi Minh City on April 19 brought to light a ring transporting over 1.1 tonnes of meth and started legal proceedings against two suspects, including two Taiwanese and a Vietnamese for their involvement.
Nine kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine and 2,000 meth pills were seized after three drug traffickers were arrested in Huong Son district of the central province of Ha Tinh on February 15 evening.
Provinces and cities nationwide have stepped up inspections to stop coach and truck drivers from drinking alcohol or using drugs.
VOV.VN -Police in Nghe An province have broken up a trafficking network that was actively smuggling large quantities of drugs into the country from neighbouring Laos.
Police of the northern port city of Hai Phong announced on October 29 that they had just busted a major drug trafficking ring and seized 2.95 kilograms of Methamphetamine.
Police in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on June 16 arrested two men for illegally trafficking 23 bricks of heroin (about 8.5kg).
Police of Hanoi’s Thach That district have arrested a 47-year-old man for allegedly transporting 8,000 methamphetamine pills and two packs of heroin.
VOV.VN - Four small-time drug users are in jail while police in Nghe An Province have seized a total of three kilograms of meth, 2,000 pills of ecstasy, 120 kilos of marijuana and a Toyota SUV, reports Zing Online.
The man who set his house in Ho Chi Minh City's backpacker precinct on fire on November 6 has finally admitted that he used methamphetamine before committing the act.
Police in the northern province of Lang Son have detained a young man who was caught with six kilograms of methamphetamine that he allegedly bought from a Chinese.
Border guards in the central province of Nghe An have broken up a large drug trafficking ring in Laos and Vietnam, arresting three suspects and seizing 18 cakes of heroin (7 kilograms) and 12,000 pills of meth.
Police in Quang Ninh Province near the border with China on Tuesday arrested a Chinese national for smuggling 20 kilograms of methamphetamine into Vietnam.