1,026 drug-related cases registered across Myanmar

19 March 2020
1,026 drug-related cases registered across Myanmar
Photo: CCDAC Myanmar

Myanmar authorities seized a large number of narcotic drugs and controlled chemicals in Shan state, according to a release from the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC), Xinhua reported.

Four hundred grams of heroin, 234,600 stimulants, 91 litres of hydrochloric acid, 120 litres of acetic anhydride, 1,750 litres of ethyl ether and other drugs-related materials were confiscated.

According to the latest release issued by the President's Office on Monday, a total of 1,026 drug-related cases were registered across Myanmar, while 1,578 suspects were charged in connection with the cases as of March 14 this year since June 26,2018.