North China province seizes nearly 290 kg of drugs in H1
They also captured 9,739 people involved in the cases, the provincial public security department said Saturday, adding that anti-drug departments at all levels in Shanxi had carried out thorough investigations and supervision of drug addicts.
China has taken a tough stance and stepped up efforts to crack down on drug crime.
In June, police in Shanxi announced that they had seized more than 2.5 tonnes of drugs since a three-year anti-drug campaign was launched in May 2018.
A total of 2,548 suspects were caught in 2,052 drug-related criminal cases over the past year in the province.