More than 500,000 methamphetamine tablets were seized between Zula and Makyee Kone villages in Rakhine State on Wednesday morning, according to the Maungdaw district police force.
The Burmese Navy in Arakan State’s Maungdaw Township yesterday seized more than 180,000 yaba pills on the Naf River bordering Bangladesh.
Authorities in Burma seize roughly 21 million methamphetamine pills with a street value of around US$35.5 million, in the country’s second largest haul of the contraband.
Burmese army and Myanmar Police Force members seized 2.77 billion kyat worth of drugs in the Kokang region capital of Laogai, according to state media reports on Tuesday. Laogai (or Laukkai) has been the centre of fierce fighting between armed forces and rebel militias since February. Twenty-three people were arrested following a raid on an …
The paramilitary Border Guard Force (BGF) in Karen State seized over 130,000 amphetamine pills at the end of December.
Undercover Thai police officers and anti-narcotic officials in Mae Sot recovered 8 million baht worth of Yaba pills from Kokko village during a sting operation on the Burmese side of the border