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Police seize over 23 kg of drugs in China's Yunnan

Police seize over 23 kg of drugs in China's Yunnan

police, China, PRC, Drug traffick, Methamphetamine, Border police
Police seize over 23 kg of drugs in China's Yunnan. Photo by Xinhua.
Police seize over 23 kg of drugs in China's Yunnan. Photo by Xinhua.

Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province have recently seized over 23 kg of methamphetamine and arrested a drug trafficking suspect, border police said, The Xinhua News Agency reports.

After receiving a tip-off in early March that a gang of drug dealers was planning to smuggle drugs into China, police in the city of Pu'er and the Hani-Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Honghe sent a joint task force team to investigate the case, according to the border police of Honghe.

On March 14, the team nabbed a suspect on the Lancang-Kunming highway and seized 250,000 methamphetamine pills weighing 23.44 kg in the suspect's vehicle.

Further investigation is underway.

Yunnan is a major front in China's battle against drug crime as it borders the Golden Triangle known for its rampant drug production and trafficking.

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