YANGON, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) — Myanmar authorities seized heroin and controlled Hydrochloric acid, Thionyl chloride acid in Kachin and Shan states, the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) said on Friday.
Heroin worth 244 million kyats (162,666 U.S. dollars) were confiscated from two cars travelling from Bhamo to Myitkyina in Waingmaw township, Kachin state on Thursday.
Meanwhile, 360 buckets filled with 14,400 litres of Hydrochloric acid and 580 buckets filled with Thionyl chloride acid were confiscated from two 12-wheeled trucks by the security personnel during their operation in Mongyai town, Shan state on Wednesday.
Local police filed a case for the captured suspects and an investigation was underway according to the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law, the committee said in a statement.
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