The police deputy-commander said that drugs are frequently seized at Takaw Bridge, but this was the biggest seizure at that checkpoint so far this year.
Police in China seized approximately 13 kilograms of heroin being trafficked from Burma, local authorities told China’s state-run Xinhua News. Police say they detained one suspect on Sunday in Yunnan province. Acting on tip, the police formed a task force to intercept the smugglers, one of whom escaped after fleeing into the forest.
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Heroin transported from Shan state is dominating the market for drug users in southwestern China’s Yunnan province, which is seeing a rise in registered users