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Yunnan police seize 39 kg of meth in border city

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-06-05 16:34

KUNMING - 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 pm, 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.

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