Yangon, OCT 23 (XINHUA/UNB)-- Myanmar authorities have seized a large amount of stimulants worth of 700 million kyats (466,600 U.S. dollars) in Shan state, according to a release of the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) late on Tuesday.
The seizure was made by local anti-drug squad in Ywa Ngan township on Monday afternoon when the unit intercepted a car on Aung Ban-Ywa Ngan motor road.
The stimulants were found hidden inside the car, the committee said, adding that local police is taking action under the country's Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.
On Oct. 12, Myanmar authorities also seized as many as 50,000 stimulant tablets from a motorcycle in Mong Yawng township, Shan state.
Two female suspects in connection with the case were charged by the township police.