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
Police Find 4.2M Meth Pills at ... Monastery
File photo of monks meditating.   (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

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. (Read more weird crimes stories.)

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