Customs Forces deploy peak month for drug prevention and combat

VCN - Deputy Director General of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Luu Manh Tuong has just directed affiliated and subordinate units to strengthen solutions to implement the Action Month for drug prevention and combat in 2024.
  On May 26, 2024, Nam Giang International Border Gate Customs Branch (Quang Nam Customs Department) coordinated with competent forces to arrest the transportation of nearly 200 kg of drugs from Laos to Vietnam.
On May 26, 2024, Nam Giang International Border Gate Customs Branch (Quang Nam Customs Department) coordinated with competent forces to arrest the transportation of nearly 200 kg of drugs from Laos to Vietnam.

Deputy Director General Luu Manh Tuong requested that during the Drug Prevention and Control Action Month of 2024 (June), affiliated units promote propaganda and dissemination of legal documents and directions of leaders at all levels to raise awareness and sense of responsibility of customs officials, civil servants, partners, and businesses with import and export activities in coordinating the fight against drugs, especially in border areas, border gates, and "hot spots" for drug crimes.

On May 27, 2024, the Government Office issued document No. 3631/VPCP-KGVX on the implementation of the Action Month for Drug Prevention and Control in 2024 (from June 1 to June 30, 2024) with the theme " Join hands to build drug-free communes, wards and towns."

Therefore, affiliated units should strengthen professional measures, master the area, manage to collect and analyze information, and basic investigation related to illegal trading and transportation of narcotics and illegal drugs and illegal activities related to precursors to successfully establish and implement plans and specialized projects to strengthen the fight against illegal activities related to drugs and precursors in the customs ​​operation area. Especially, the management and control of import and export, and control of the final stage in the production of precursors in general and precursors used in the industrial sector in particular should be much more paid attention to.

Focus on improving the effectiveness of presiding and coordinating between the Customs agency and functional and core forces such as the Police force in preventing and combating drug crimes on land, sea borders, aviation and express delivery to proactively detect, fight, and synchronously deploy measures. Of which, taking prevention as the main priority, proactively grasping and controlling the situation to fight and stop drugs early, from afar; implementing overall solution to reduce supply and demand as well as harmful effects of drugs.

Regarding direct combat work, the Deputy Director General requested the customs control force, the drug control task force and border gate customs branches throughout the Industry to strengthen direction and organize the effective implementation of professional measures as well as correct and complete implementation of processes and procedures for inspection, supervision and customs control of exported and imported goods, vehicles exiting, entering and in transit at the control customs area to proactively and promptly detect, prevent and handle cases of illegal trading and transportation of drugs and precursors.

Coordinate closely and effectively with the specialized drug crime prevention and control force to deploy a peak attack to suppress drug-related crimes, focusing on key and complex routes and areas. about drugs.

In particular, focus on coordinating in exchanging information, building and implementing tasks, requirements, and plans to strengthen the fight against illegal drug transportation in current "hot" areas and a number of important areas and border gates; Ensuring timely, consistent implementation from beginning to end, meeting professional requirements, security and effectiveness in combating drug transportation

Regularly organize meetings, summaries to exchange information, and coordinate to fight common projects, ensuring synchronization and unity.

Strengthen comprehensive and practical coordination between specialized forces on drug prevention and control, and relevant units of ministries and branches in controlling legal activities related to drugs.

Focus on enhancing updating, collecting, analyzing and evaluating information on import and export activities of precursors; From there, identify and have an effective inspection, control and management plan for businesses, companies, factories, workshops, industrial parks, and key export processing zones in the area of ​​customs operation; promptly capture, detect, prevent, handle, and prevent criminals from taking advantage of domestic drug production...

In the first 5 months of 2024, the entire Customs sector have chaired and coordinated with functional forces (Police, Border Guard, Coast Guard) to detect and arrest 134 cases, 159 subjects (of which Customs presided over 49 cases), the total number of exhibits seized was more than 650.2kg of all kinds of drugs, an increase of 44% in the number of seizures and an increase of 15.5% in the number of exhibits seized compared to the same period last year.

The leaders of the General Department of Customs also requested to promote propaganda and dissemination of laws and knowledge on drug prevention and control to officials, civil servants, and employees in units and businesses with import and export activities and the community about the consequences and harmful effects of drugs, new drugs and tricks as well as illegal use, production, trading and transportation of drugs..
By Thai Binh/ Thu Phuong

Related News

Actively removes obstacles in anti-smuggling

Actively removes obstacles in anti-smuggling

VCN – On June 19, at the General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC), Deputy Director General Luu Manh Tuong and Deputy Chieft of the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee 389 Tran Duc Dong co-chaired the working session to handle obstacles in anti-smuggling and trade fraud.
Customs intensifies the fight against smuggling of electronic cigarettes

Customs intensifies the fight against smuggling of electronic cigarettes

VCN - The leaders of the General Department of Vietnam Customs have directed local customs departments and the Anti-Smuggling and Investigation Department (General Department of Vietnam Customs) to synchronously and resolutely implement professional measures to combat the smuggling of electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco.
Images at the scene of the seizure of nearly 164,000 items of vapes

Images at the scene of the seizure of nearly 164,000 items of vapes

VCN - Hai Phong Customs has proactively implemented professional measures and cooperated with competent forces to promptly detect and seize a large number of vapes showing signs of smuggling.
Mong Cai Customs cooperates to seize more than 5,000 bottles of e-liquid

Mong Cai Customs cooperates to seize more than 5,000 bottles of e-liquid

VCN - Mong Cai Customs Branch (Quang Ninh Customs Department) cooperated to seize more than 5,000 bottles of e-liquid of unknow origin.

Latest News

Ho Chi Minh City Customs detected and prevented many sophisticated drug transportation cases

Ho Chi Minh City Customs detected and prevented many sophisticated drug transportation cases

VCN - Many sophisticated drug transportation cases by air and express post have been detected and prevented by Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department. At a working session with Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department on June 14, Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc highly appreciated and praised the unit's achievements.
Quang Tri Customs seizes sugar worth about VND1.2 billion

Quang Tri Customs seizes sugar worth about VND1.2 billion

VCN – As of June 13, the Customs Enforcement Team, Quang Tri Customs Department detected and handled 28 cases and seized 60.7 tons of sugar worth about VND1.2 billion and fined over VND200 million.
Ha Tinh Customs Department arrests a couple for transporting 30 kg of methamphetamine

Ha Tinh Customs Department arrests a couple for transporting 30 kg of methamphetamine

VCN – Ha Tinh Customs Department has coordinated with enforcement units to detect and arrest a couple for transporting 30kg of methamphetamine to the Southern provinces to receive VND200 million.
Ha Tinh Customs and Police: Effective coordination in drug crime prevention

Ha Tinh Customs and Police: Effective coordination in drug crime prevention

VCN - Since 2022 (as of April 30, 2024), Ha Tinh Customs and Police forces have actively coordinated in the fight against drug crimes. Thereby, the combined force successfully solved 19 cases and arrested 23 suspects; Eliminating many illegal drug trafficking and transportation lines from Laos to Ha Tinh area.

More News

Finding solutions to prevent fake goods, goods infringing intellectual property rights

Finding solutions to prevent fake goods, goods infringing intellectual property rights

VCN - Production activities and sales of counterfeit goods and goods infringing intellectual property rights will affect the reputation and prestige of the brand, change consumer perception of product quality and legitimate businesses.
Solutions to prevent fraud via QR payment

Solutions to prevent fraud via QR payment

VCN - Newly published information based on statistical data in the nationwide Payoo payment acceptance network shows that cashless payment activities continue to spread widely with the total value of cashless payments via Payoo increased 58% over the same period last year.
Lang Son works hard to prevent smuggled food

Lang Son works hard to prevent smuggled food

VCN - Recently, law enforcement agencies in Lang Son province have continuously detected and seized multiple large-scale shipments of "dirty" food with unknown origins and no accompanying invoices or documents. These shipments were intended for domestic consumption. In response to this situation, Steering Committee 389 of Lang Son has directed all forces to tighten controls and make all-out efforts to prevent the illegal inflow of "dirty" food into the domestic market.
There is no basis to confirm that loss of export goods occurs at Cat Lai port: Saigon New Port

There is no basis to confirm that loss of export goods occurs at Cat Lai port: Saigon New Port

VCN - VCN - The risk of loss of goods occurs at many stages, currently there is no basis to confirm that the loss of goods occurs at Cat Lai port.
Ho Chi Minh City: Prosecuting many cases of smuggling and trading counterfeit goods

Ho Chi Minh City: Prosecuting many cases of smuggling and trading counterfeit goods

VCN - The situation of smuggling and trade fraud in Ho Chi Minh City is strictly controlled, but new tricks appear. Authorities have prosecuted many cases criminally.
The fight against drug crimes is still extremely arduous and challenging

The fight against drug crimes is still extremely arduous and challenging

VCN - Director of the Anti-Smuggling and Investigation Department (General Department of Vietnam Customs) Nguyen Hung Anh gave an interview to Customs News on the occasion of the peak month of drug prevention and combat in 2024.
Deploying Operation Mekong Dragon VI, Vietnam Customs joins hands to prevent drugs

Deploying Operation Mekong Dragon VI, Vietnam Customs joins hands to prevent drugs

VCN - Vietnam Customs and member countries have launched Operation Mekong Dragon VI with many specific programs in cooperation to fight against smuggling and illegal transportation of narcotics, wild flora and fauna.
Drug crimes pose potential risks on all three routes

Drug crimes pose potential risks on all three routes

VCN - According to the General Department of Customs, criminal activities of illegally trading and transporting narcotics across the border still pose potential risks at 3 routes (air, sea and road).
Outstanding results in cooperation in customs control and enforcement of ASEAN Member States

Outstanding results in cooperation in customs control and enforcement of ASEAN Member States

VCN - ASEAN Member States have implemented many programs and initiatives on customs cooperation in the fight against smuggling and trade fraud, and ensuring supply chain security.
Read More

Your care

Latest Most read
Actively removes obstacles in anti-smuggling

Actively removes obstacles in anti-smuggling

VCN - Earlier, on July 28, the National Steering Committee 389 issued official dispatch No. 82/BCD389 - VPTT on reviewing and handling difficulties and obstacles in the fight against smuggling, trade fraud and fake goods.
Ho Chi Minh City Customs detected and prevented many sophisticated drug transportation cases

Ho Chi Minh City Customs detected and prevented many sophisticated drug transportation cases

VCN - Many sophisticated drug transportation cases by air and express post have been detected and prevented by Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department. At a working session with Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department on June 14, Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc highly appreciated and praised the unit's achievements.
Customs intensifies the fight against smuggling of electronic cigarettes

Customs intensifies the fight against smuggling of electronic cigarettes

Leaders of GDVC have directed local customs departments to synchronously and resolutely implement professional measures to combat the smuggling of electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco.
Quang Tri Customs seizes sugar worth about VND1.2 billion

Quang Tri Customs seizes sugar worth about VND1.2 billion

VCN - Notably, on April 3, the Customs Control Area arrested Mr. Tran Nhon Dung for transporting imported goods without legal documents in the Customs control area, and seized 2.5 tons of sugar made in Thailand.
Ha Tinh Customs Department arrests a couple for transporting 30 kg of methamphetamine

Ha Tinh Customs Department arrests a couple for transporting 30 kg of methamphetamine

VCN - Currently, the enforcement authorities continue to investigate the case.
Mobile Version