120,000 synthetic drug pills seized in Vietnam

HANOI (XINHUA) – Border guard forces of northern Vietnam’s Dien Bien province have arrested a drug trafficker and seized 120,000 pills of synthetic drugs, Vietnam News Agency reported yesterday.

Specifically, the authorities caught red-handed a local man transporting the drug by motorbike in the province’s Dien Bien district on Sunday night, according to the report.

The detainee confessed that he was hired by two unknown men to transport the drug for distribution at the wage of VND50 million (some USD2,200).

Further investigation into the case is underway.