8.8 kg of heroin seized in Mandalay region

04 September 2020
8.8 kg of heroin seized in Mandalay region
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Myanmar authorities seized 8.8 kg of heroin in Mandalay region, according to a release from the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) Xinhua reported.

Acting on a tip-off, the joint anti-narcotic police force made a seizure in Pyin Oo Lwin township on Wednesday.

According to a latest release issued by the President's Office on Monday, a total of 1,309 drug-related cases were registered across Myanmar while 2,004 people were charged in connection with the cases as of Aug. 29 this year, since the formation of the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department on in June 2018.