Chairman of QuangNinh People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long has praised the five police teams who successfully uncovered the trafficking ring operating in Tra Co, MongCai city on June 16 and granted them a reward worth VND50 million.
Mr Long acknowledged the efforts and courage of the police in uncovering the drug trafficking ring, who illegally transported a huge amount of drugs.
Local authorities asked the relevant agencies to co-ordinate with the Ministry of Public Security and police at central and grassroots levels to continue apprehending suspects involved in the drug ring.
Earlier, QuangNinh police also stopped and examined two suspects and their car on National Highway 18 in Ha Long city. The police discovered bricks of heroin had been concealed within car, seizing 100 bricks of heroin in total.