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Myanmar authorities seize nearly 21.78 kg of heroin

20 Jun 2022, 18:55 GMT+10

YANGON, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities seized 21.78 kilograms of heroin in Sagaing Region, according to a police release on Sunday.

Acting on a tip-off, the combined team of an anti-narcotics task force made a seizure during their operation in Monywa township of Sagaing region on June 14, confiscating heroin worth over 1 billion kyats (540,540 U.S. dollars) from a vehicle, it said.

The police also arrested two suspects in the operation.

The suspects were charged under the country's law, and further investigations were underway, it added.

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