Opium, stimulant tablets seized by joint police force in Myanmar

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YANGON, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities seized 42.5 kilograms of opium worth over 25.5 million kyats (17,000 U.S. dollars) in Shan state, according to the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) on Wednesday.

The seizure was made by a joint police force from a motorbike travelling from Aungban to Ywangan on Tuesday afternoon.

On the same day, 246,500 stimulant tablets worth 739.5 million kyats (493,000 U.S. dollars) from a motorbike when it was intercepted on Lai Mhone road in Kale township, Sagaing region.

Two suspects were charged in connection with the two cases under Myanmar's Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law. Enditem

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