Cambodia burns 2.36 tons of drugs, illegal substances on anti-drug day

Phnom Penh – Cambodia burned down 2.36 tons of drugs and illegal substances on Wednesday to mark the International Day against Drug, officials said.

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sar Kheng set fire on the drugs at a ceremony held at the Diamond Island in Phnom Penh.

Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s Prosecutor Keo Sothea said at the event that the burned drugs included 420 kg of illicit drugs and 1.94 tons of illegal substances and ingredients used for drug manufacturing.

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