In the first six months of this year, Cambodia’s anti-drug police cracked down on 4,175 drugs cases – an increase of nine percent on the same period last year. It also detained 8,911 people which is up 17 percent, and seized 341kg of illegal drugs – a 135 percent increase – said a National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) report released on Wednesday.
It said there were 337 more cases than the 3,838 in the first six months of 2018. And of the 4,175 drug cases, 2,531 involved traffickings, 1,624 were for consumption, 19 for growing drugs and one of illegal production.
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