Fb Put up Leads Myanmar Police To People Rising 350,000 Hashish Crops Close to Mandalay
Channel Information Asia Stories …YANGON: Myanmar police have arrested one American and two locals after images on Fb led them to an enormous plantation of towering marijuana vegetation close to Mandalay.
Photos of the fields of hashish began circulating on the platform final week – a uncommon sight on-line in a rustic the place police images of seized heroin and methamphetamine are way more widespread.
Police raided the 20-acre website in Ngunzun township Monday (Apr 22) to search out almost 350,000 marijuana vegetation – some as much as two metres tall – 380kg of seeds and 270kg of marijuana, the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Management (CCDAC) introduced Wednesday.
A launched picture confirmed arrested US citizen John Fredric Todoroki, 63, standing alongside Myanmar nationals Shein Latt, 37, and Ma Shun Le Myat Noe, 23.
One other man, 49-year-old Alexander Skemp Todoroki, remains to be “at massive”, the CCDAC stated.
Police confirmed he’s additionally American.
Supply: Channel Information Asia