Tran Van Uoi is detained for carrying drugs in An Giang Province on November 26.
According to reports from local police, Tran Van Uoi, 60, was detained at the border with Cambodia on November 26 while carrying a box containing 10.4 kilos of white powder which was then defined as ketamine in initial testing.
Searching Uoi’s place in Tinh Bien Town, police found a similar box containing nearly 20 kilos of the same substance.
Police check the substance carried by Uoi.
Uoi told police that he was hired by a man in Cambodia to carry the boxes to Vietnam to exchange for some other goods and he did not know that the boxes contained drugs.
Police detained Uoi and seized all the drugs for further investigation.
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