HCM City police bust drug smuggling ring
  • | nguoilaodong, | December 06, 2019 12:29 PM
Police in HCM City have raided a large heroin smuggling ring and seized over 446 heroin packages.


HCM City police seized hundreds of heroin cakes

On December 5, the Anti-drug and Criminal Investigation Police Department (C04) under the Ministry of Public Security confirmed the case. The police raided a warehouse in HCM City and seized 446 heroin worth over USD6m. They detained two Taiwanese leaders as well as many suspects.

The police found the warehouse after an expanded investigation in March.

At 8.30 pm on March 27, the police in HCM City pulled over a truck going from Thu Duc to An Suong District on National Highway 22. The driver tried to bribe the police but was refused. Two other men on the truck tried to run away after that but were quickly arrested.

After checking the truck, the police found five carton boxes that contained more than 300 kilos of heroin. The drug was packed in nearly 900 packages. The police also arrested two Taiwanese men and involved suspects.

After working with the authorities in Taiwan, the police have seized 1,341 heroin packages and arrested dozens of Taiwanese and Vietnamese suspects.

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