Seizures of yaba, Asia’s ‘crazy medicine’, shoot up in Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine

Myanmar police have seized more than US$5 million worth of methamphetamine pills in the north of violence-racked Rakhine state this month, an officer said Sunday.
Millions of the caffeine-laced meth tablets were intercepted in Maungdaw district, the centre of an army-led crackdown that has driven more than half a million Rohingya Muslims to flee across the border into Bangladesh in just two months.
Myanmar troops poured into the area in late August to launch a counteroffensive against Rohingya…