Myanmar authorities seized 487,500 stimulants in Rakhine State, according to a release from the Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday.
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.
The township Police filed a case against the suspect under the country’s relevant law, the release said.
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.