Chinese police bust drug ring

June 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a drug trafficking ring and seized over 18 kg of heroin, authorities said Thursday.

Six members of the gang were arrested in Guangxi Zhuang region June 20. Methamphetamine, a party drug, gold bars, cars and nearly 6 million yuan (about $900,000) in cash were also seized, Xinhua reported.

People who smuggle, sell, transport or manufacture heroin more than 50 grams faces life imprisonment or death in China.

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