Laotian drug trafficker arrested in Thanh Hoa

VOV.VN -Border forces in northern Thanh Hoa province announced on May 24 that they successfully arrested a Laotian national who was carrying 18,000 pills of synthetic drugs following combined efforts with police forces in Laos.

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Laotian suspect Thao Tong Ly Va
The suspect, named Thao Tong Ly Va, 57, was caught red handed trafficking a large quantity of drugs in Muang Hom district of Houaphan province.

Following a search of the suspect at the scene, the police were able to seize 18,000 pills of synthetic drugs, a motobike, and a mobile phone.

The Laotian suspect confessed to purchasing the drugs on the border area of Thanh Hoa- Houaphan before attempting to transport them to Vietnam to be sold.

The border guards in Thanh Hoa province are now completing the necessary procedures in order to hand the suspect over to police in Laos.


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