In 2021 alone, competent authorities intervened 6,242 cases of illicit drug crimes and over 4 tonnes of illegal were confiscated, pointed out a report of the National Authority for Combating Drugs.

With the interventions, 13,765 (802 as women) suspects were arrested and 362 (45 women) of them were foreigners.

Meanwhile, 124 vehicles, 1,647 motorcycles, 5,853 mobile phones, nearly 54 million Khmer Riel, 34,987 U.S. dollars, some 124,000 Thai Baht, 80,000 Vietnamese dong, and other equipment were seized.

The major interventions took pace in Phnom Penh capital and the provinces of Takeo, Banteay Meanchey, Koh Kong, and Siem Reap.

 

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

 

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