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Over 487,000 stimulants seized in Myanmarโ€™s western state

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 countryโ€™s relevant law, the release said.

According to the latest release issued, by the Presidentโ€™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.

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