The arrested are Giang Lao Lanh born in 1985 from Chieng Tuong commune, Yen Chau district, Son La province and Mua Y Mai born in 1986 from Pa Co commune, Mai Chau district, the northern province of Hoa Binh.
They were reportedly paid VND6 million (US$264) to transport the drugs from Yen Chau to Moc Chau. Thirty plastic bags containing the pills were found in Mai’s bag.
The case is under investigation.
Last week, Son La police arrested three people suspected of involvement in a cross-border drug trafficking ring, seizing 28 bricks of heroin, one gun and 13 bullets.