Rangoon Raids Yield 28 Kilograms Of Heroin

03/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Police and customs officers in Rangoon have confirmed that a special anti-narcotics task force has seized substantial quantities of heroin in a series of raids carried out in the former Burmese capital since late last week.

Police said at least 28 kilograms of heroin were found last Sunday in a container on the Singaporean-flagged ship Kota Tegap, which was docked at the Asia World Port Terminal, located in Rangoon's Ahlone Township.

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