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Police break up largest drug ring in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

Police break up largest drug ring in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 11:31 GMT+7

Vietnamese police have cracked down on the largest drug trafficking ring in the Mekong Delta region, arresting three people.

Colonel Phan Minh Tan, deputy director of the police department of the southern city of Can Tho, said on Sunday that local police officers had detained Tran Thi Thu Thao, a local woman; Do Van Chi, a 51-year-old man; and Bui Thi Hue, a 55-year-old woman – both from Hanoi. 

Police initially seized nearly 700 grams of heroin from the group, who belongs to an inter-provincial drug smuggling ring, Colonel Tan said.

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