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Myanmar Police Seize Large Haul Of Stimulants


Myanmar authorities seized large haul of stimulant tablets in three townships of Shan state in a single day, according to the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC).

The seizures were made in Pinlaung, Tachileik and Tangyan townships on Friday.

Going undercover as a client, a joint police force captured two suspects along with 100,000 stimulant tablets worth 100 million kyats (66,667 U.S. dollars) in Pinlaung township on Friday evening.

Also, 4,000 stimulant tablets were seized from a motorbike in Tachileik township, while 1,180 stimulant tablets were confiscated from a house in Tangyan.

Meanwhile, 210 grams of heroin and 320 stimulant tablets were also found from a motorbike, when it was intercepted on Htee Chaint Kawlin road in Kawlin township, Sagaing region, on the same day.

Five suspects in connection with the cases were charged under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.