The two soldiers were caught with 180,000 methamphetamine pills in their jeep.
A new national drug control policy is being drafted and will be implemented by the end of this year, according to Burma’s Ministry of Home Affairs.
Burmese authorities are scrambling to locate three Thai women allegedly involved in the murder of a 22-year-old karaoke bar worker.
On the back seat of a minivan driven by Vigen Myanmar coordinator Sangbeom Lee, police found a bag containing 1,678 ya-ba pills.
Wa leaders say that as part of its push to get rid of poppy, they relocated some 100,000 citizens – a sixth of the population.
A policeman was injured in the melee when more than 20 men broke free a suspect caught by police with a stash of drugs in a forest.