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|Le Hong Phong and the siezed heroin at the police station (Photo: VNA)|
Police in the northern border province of Lang Son have arrested a suspect allegedly trafficking 60 bricks (about 21 kilogrammes) of heroin.
Le Hong Phong, born in 1963 and residing in Chieng Son commune, Moc Chau district of Son La province, was caught red-handed carrying the drugs at Ky Lua night market area in Lang Son city on September 16.
Phong confessed that he was transporting the heroin for selling.
Since mid-July, Lang Son city’s police have detected a group of drug traffickers in Lang Son who coordinated with those from Son La to transport large amounts of drugs from Moc Chau, Son La to Hanoi and then Lang Son for sale.
The case is under further investigation.