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Myanmar seizes heroin, stimulant tablets in northwestern region
time:2019-08-09 Source:Xinhua  


YANGON, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities seized narcotic drugs -- heroin and stimulant tablets -- in Sagaing region, according to the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) on Thursday.

A total of 740 grams of heroin worth 74 million kyats (49,333 U.S. dollars) and 2,000 stimulant tablets were confiscated from a motor bike by anti-narcotic taskforce in Homalin township of the region on Wednesday.

On the same day, 17.4 kilograms of opium were seized by the township police personnel from a motor in Pindaya township of Shan state.

Further investigation is underway and respective township police opened cases to charge the suspects of both cases who fled the scene.

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