VCN - Quang Tri Customs Department has busted two drug-related crimes rings and seized over 66,000 synthetic drugs, the local customs department said on Wednesday.
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|Drug traffickers arrested by competent agencies on June 21.Photo: Quang Tri Customs.|
On June 21, the Customs Enforcement Team, under Quang Tri Customs Department, coordinated with local agencies to arrest six suspects residing in Huong Hoa District, Quang Tri province, for possession and use of drugs, and seized 64 synthetic drug pills.
According to the local customs department, the suspects bought drugs from Laos to Vietnam for illegal possession and use. This is a complicated area, causing concern for local residents. The arrest played great significance in warning the ethnic minorities about the harmful effects of drug abuse, contributing to maintaining security and order in the locality.
|The suspect and 66,000 drug pills at the scene. Quang Tri Customs Department.|
Earlier, the local police and the Customs Enforcement Team arrested one suspect for the illegal transportation of 66,000 pills of synthetic drugs.
|66,000 pills of synthetic drugs seized by the competent agencies. Photo: Quang Tri Customs|
This is the cross-border drug-related crime ring with the huge quantity. The suspects operate in sophisticated manner. They gather drugs in secret locations across the border, and transport drugs in the dark of night into Vietnam.
Currently, the two cases are under investigation.
By Quang Hung/Ngoc Loan