YANGON, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities seized a large haul of raw opium and controlled chemicals in Shan state, said a release from the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) on Saturday.
A group of security personnel confiscated 1,038 kilograms of raw opium from a car during their operation on Kyethi-Mongnawng road on Friday.
The township police filed a case to capture the suspect who was not at the scene under the country's Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.
According to the committee's release, a total of 26,560 liters of ethyl acetate were seized from a cargo truck in the same township on Thursday.
Four suspects were charged in connection with the case under the Prevention of Hazard from Chemical and Related Substances Law. Enditem