|Laos national caught with large quantity of synthetic drugs (Photo: Tien Phong)
According to initial reports, local police forces caught a Laotian national red-handed as he attempted to cross the border whilst carrying 797 pills of synthetic
drugs. The arrest took place at 8:00 on November 19 in Lom village of Trong Hoa commune in Minh Hoa district.
Upon being questioned by police, the Laotian suspect confessed to being hired by a Vietnamese person to transport the large drugs haul from Laos into Vietnam for a fee of 600,000 Lao kip.
The case is currently under further investigation.