Ketamine smuggled from Pakistan in rock salt shipment leads to major drug supplier bust

An investigation into a haul of ketamine hidden in a shipment of rock salt imported from Pakistan earlier this month led to the bust of a local drug manufacturing operation, and prevented the import of more than 500 kilograms of ketamine and heroin from Thailand, Kaohsiung District Prosecutors revealed today. On December 4, a joint task force of the Criminal Investigation Bureau, Kaohsiung City Maritime Affairs Field Division, and Kaohsiung City Customs Department opened a container at the Port of

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Amphetamine Factory Bust the Largest in Taiwan History

Police raided a warehouse in Tucheng District, New Taipei City, and uncovered what police described as the largest amphetamine manufacturing operation in the history of Taiwan. On the Monday evening, April 16, two men were arrested, and 259kg of amphetamine crystals, along with 7,000kg of liquid precursor was confiscated. Police estimate that a total of 3,000kg of amphetamine, with an estimated market price of NT$3 billion, could have been manufactured using the product on hand. The factory was located at

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