Cambodia arrests 12,193 drug suspects, seizes a whopping over 1.7 tonnes of illicit drugs in 11 months

Cambodia have arrested 12,193 drug-related suspects during the first 11 months of 2021 and confiscated more than 1.7 tonnes of illicit drugs, an anti-drug department’s report said Wednesday.

Some 7,686 suspects were involved in drug trafficking, storing or manufacturing, and 4,507 were related to drug use, the report said, adding that 310 of them were foreigners of various nationalities.

“A total of 1,748 kilogrammes of drugs had been seized from them during the January-November period this year,” the report said.

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