Myanmar Confiscates Large Amount Of Illegal Drugs In Northern State

The Myanmar authorities have seized a large amount of ammonium nitrate, in Kachin state, according to a release from the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC).

The joint anti-narcotic police made a seizure in Mohnyin township.

About 17,460 kilograms of ammonium nitrate worth over 19 million kyats ( 14,733 U.S. dollars) were confiscated from a 12-wheeled truck along with three suspects.

The township police filed a case against the suspects and further investigation is underway under the country’s Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law, the release said.

According to the latest release, issued by the President’s Office, a total of 1,351 drug-related cases were registered across Myanmar, while 2,065 suspects were charged in connection with drug-related cases as of Sept 26 this year, since the formation of the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department, on June 26, 2018.

Source: NAM News Network