|At the police station
The arrest comes after police forces noticed a suspicious man getting out of a passenger coach with a Laotian number plate. The suspect was carrying a styrofoam box at the Dinh Muoi three-way junction in Gia Ninh commune, Quang Ninh district, Quang Binh province, on September 15.
Upon performing a search of the box, police discovered a total of 10 nylon bags containing 1,800 pills of synthetic drugs. The drugs were hidden at the very bottom of the styrofoam container and were covered over by frozen fish and ice.
Upon arresting the suspect the man was identified as Truong Thanh Tuan, 32, of Truong Duc village, Hien Ninh commune, Quang Ninh district, Quang Binh province. Once questioned at the police station, Tuan admitted to being hired by a Vietnamese man, going by the nickname ‘Xe’, to receive a shipment.
‘Xe’ was later identified as Dinh Hoai Nam, 30, of Trinh Hoai Duc road, Nam Ly ward, Dong Hoi city. On September 17, Nam turned himself into a local police station and confessed to his crimes.
At present the local police are making further investigations into the case.