Drugs seized in Mandalay

13 February 2020
Drugs seized in Mandalay
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Myanmar authorities seized a large haul of narcotic drugs including 22 kilograms of heroin and 549,000 stimulant tablets in Mandalay region, according to a Xinhua report.

The seizure was made by a joint police force in Kyaukse township on Monday.

Soapboxes filled with heroin worth 1.54 billion kyats (1.02 million U.S. dollars) and stimulants worth 2.74 billion kyats (1.83 million U.S. dollars) were confiscated from a car and a bush nearby where the car parked in the township.