The police broke up a huge transnational drug smuggling ring that has illegally trafficked and distributed a total of 1.6 tonnes of drugs of different types for consumption in Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
The border guard force have broken a large drug tracking ring in the north-western province of Dien Bien, arresting three suspects along with 144,000 pills of synthetic drugs and 12 cakes of heroin.
The Drug-related Crime Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security warned that many foreigners have been taking advantage of traveling to Vietnam to commit a drug crime.
The People’s Court of the southern border province of Tay Ninh on March 2 handed down the death penalty to a Nigerian man for illegally transporting nearly 4kg of meth, in line with the 2015 Criminal Code.
Ho Chi Minh City police have coordinated with the Ministry of Public Security to raid three major drug trafficking networks between Cambodia and Vietnam, seizing 217 kg of drugs of all kinds.
Over 31 kg of drugs of various types have been found in multiple parcels sent from abroad by mail and express mail to Ho Chi Minh City, the city’s Customs Department announced on January 13.
Border guards operating in the northern province of Dien Bien recently detained two Laotian citizens as they were in the process of attempting to smuggle a large quantity of drugs into the nation.
From 2017 to June 2020, anti-drug forces across the country discovered 81,419 drug-related cases and seized 124,167 crimes together with 20.4 tons of different drug types,
Ho Chi Minh City police have announced that a new kind of drug that has never been seen in Vietnam, called "mango juice", is camouflaged in packages with the label "Cripy Fruit Mango".
Police in HCM City on September 23 said they have started legal proceedings against and detained three suspects on illegal trading drug, two of whom are foreigners.
Eight Lao drug traffickers have been arrested in the central province of Quang Tri for attempts to trade and transport 10kg of synthetic drugs into Vietnam, the provincial border guards announced on September 7.
The People’s Court of Dien Bien province, north-western Vietnam, on August 21 handed down a death sentence on seven local residents charged with smuggling and trafficking 51kg of heroin in 2019.
The People’s Court of the southwestern border province of Tay Ninh on August 7 handed a death penalty to a 40-year-old Singaporean man for drug trafficking.
The Border Guard in the central province of Quang Tri worked with security forces in Laos’ Savannakhet province to arrest five Lao suspects as a result of an expanded investigation into a ring trafficking drugs from Laos to Vietnam.