Stimulants seized in Rakhine State

18 May 2020
Stimulants seized in Rakhine State
Photo: Ministry of Home Affairs, Myanmar

Myanmar authorities seized over 487,000 stimulants in Rakhine State, according to a release from the Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday, Xinhua reported.

Acting on tip-offs, the anti-narcotic police force stopped and searched a vehicle in Maung Taw Township on Saturday.

A total of 487,500 stimulants were confiscated from the vehicle and one suspect was arrested.

According to the latest release issued by the President's Office, a total of 1,102 drug-related cases were registered across Myanmar while 1,689 suspects were charged as of May 9, since the formation of the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department on June 26, 2018.