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Myanmar seizes large amount of stimulants in northeastern state

Christian Fernsby ▼ | November 25, 2019
Myanmar authorities have seized 100,000 stimulant tablets worth 66,666 U.S. dollars in Mongshat township of Shan state, representing the biggest drug seizure in four townships, according to Myanmar Police Force.
Monghsat-Tachileik road
Asian action   Monghsat-Tachileik road
Local police made the seizure when they searched a car on Monghsat-Tachileik road.

Topics: Myanmar stimulants

Other seizures on the same day included 25,350 stimulant tablets when a motor cycle was intercepted on Htigyaing-Kyaunggon road in Indaw township, 1.05 kg of heroin and 52,650 stimulant tablets as a saloon car was stopped for search in the same Indaw township, 2,087 stimulant tablets when two residential houses in Yakasawk and Tachileik townships were raided respectively.

Police have filed charges against the offenders under Myanmar's Anti-Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.


 

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