|Sung A Phong and the seized drugs (Photo: VNA)
Sung A Phong, 52, living in Huoi Hoa village, Dien Bien province, was detained at 2.00pm trying to cross the Tay Trang International Bordergate in Dien Bien province bordering Laos.
Officials seized 600 synthetic drugs and 2grams of heroin.
Phong confessed that he had been hired by a Vietnamese national in Laos for VND1 million to bring the drugs to Vietnam before he was arrested.
Borderguards handed over the drugs to authorized agencies to be dealt with according to the law.