Quang Tri seizes five drug traffickers

(VOV) - Police and customs officials in Quang Tri province have arrested five drug traffickers following a raid in Lao Bao town, Huong Hoa district on October 30.

Searching the house of Truong Minh Duc, a local resident in Lao Bao town, law enforcers also seized almost 500 ecstasy pills, VND68 million in cash, a passport, an ATM card, and other assorted images.

The offenders were identified as Nguyen Ngoc Hoang, Le Loc, Ho Van Dung, and Truong Minh Duc—all residing in Lao Bao town—and Le Minh Duong, a resident of Huong Hoa district’s Bich La Dong commune.

Duc confessed he has used drugs for 10 years and employed Hoang, Loc, and Duong to smuggle narcotics from Laos.

Further investigations are underway.