According to the Command, it was the largest drug volume seized in that part of the Vietnam – Laos border area.

In the afternoon of October 3, the forces caught two Lao nationals red handed smuggling the pills, suspected of being Methamphetamine, from Laos to Vietnam.

Savat Dixay Nhaxombat and Banpachit Keovilayvong and the seized drug pills

The arrested were Savat Dixay Nhaxombat and Banpachit Keovilayvong, both born in 1995 and residing in Savannakhet. The two were said to be significant members of a ring that has been involved in several massive drug transactions.

Also seized at the scene were two cars with registered Lao plates and four cell phones.

The case is under further investigation.

Source: VNA