Police Bust Buddhist Monk With 4.6M Meth Pills
400K found in car, another 4.2M at monastery
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 6, 2017 7:32 PM CST
File photo of monks meditating.   (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

(Newser) – Not your average meth dealer: A Buddhist monk in Burma was recently arrested after police allegedly found 400,000 meth pills in his car Sunday night—and then 4.2 million more pills during a subsequent search of his monastery. As the Guardian reports, Burma is one of the top producers of illegal drugs in the world, and meth pills are very popular across Asia.

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