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Border guards in Thanh Hoa province were able to catch the Laotian trafficker red-handed after co-operation with the Quang Chieu border guard station.
The suspect was found in possession of 1,200 pills labeled as “A” and was arrested at 13:30 close to the national border milestone numbered 299 in Lach village, Muong Chanh commune, Muong Lat district.
The trafficker was later identified as Kham Man, 31, of Vien Xay district in Houaphan province.
The Laotian suspect went on to confess that he had illegally entered Vietnam with the intention of selling drugs.
The border guards in Thanh Hoa province are currently completing the necessary procedures in order to hand the suspect over to police forces in Laos.