|Two Laotian suspects at the police station (Photo: infonet)
Police forces caught two Laotian nationals red-handed at the commonborder between in Savannakhet province at 15:30 on October 3. The pair were in the process of illegally transporting drugs from Laos into Vietnam for the purpose of selling them.
In total, 215,000 synthetic drugs, two cars with Laotian registration plates, four mobile phones, and a range of other exhibits were seized at the scene.
The two suspects were later identified as Savat Dixay Nhaxombat, 24, and Banpachit Keovilayvong, 24, both of Savannakhet province.
According to reports by the police, surveillance on the group’s activities have been taking place for a long time. The bust represents the largest cross- border drug smuggling ring ever detected in Quang Tri province.
Local police are currently completing the necessary procedures before handing the two suspects over to police in Savannakhet province.