Yunnan police seize 39 kg of meth in border city

KUNMING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province have detained a drug trafficking suspect and seized nearly 39 kg of methamphetamine, local authorities said Wednesday.

Police in the border city of Lincang set up a checkpoint at a fork on national highway 214 on May 31 to conduct a public anti-drug operation.

At around 10:20 p.m., police seized 54 methamphetamine tablets weighing 38.8 kg from an interior layer of an off-road vehicle.

Further investigation into the case is underway.

Yunnan, bordering the Golden Triangle, is a major front in China's battle against drug crime.

[ Editor: WPY ]


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