A case of stealing ephedrine to make methamphetamine has been uncovered in Ningxia

2022-06-08 0 By

A suspect was caught stealing 7 tons of ephedra grass in Yanchi County of Wuzhong, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, and selling it to others to make methamphetamine, according to the wuzhong public Security Bureau.Ephedrine is a kind of original plant that can be used to extract and process ephedrine, pseudoephedrine and other easily producing chemicals. Ningxia is one of the main production areas of ephedrine in China.In recent years, the public security authorities have found a number of cases of ephedrine production from Ningxia.To this end, Ningxia formulated strict ephedrine production and management supervision measures, the purchase of ephedrine required a purchase license.In May 2021, a man named Liang Mifeng claimed to raise cattle in yanchi County, Ningxia, and offered to buy ephedrine grass from farmers for 15,000 yuan per ton to feed cattle.Local farmers feel suspicious, and no purchase vouchers, have rejected liang Mou Feng’s purchase requirements.In more than three months, Liang Mou Feng repeatedly in Yanchi County acquisition of ephedrine failed.On August 6, 2021, the Public Security Bureau of Yanchi County received a report that seven tons of ephedrine had been stolen from a farmer’s home in the county.The police discovers via investigation, the liang mou feng that disappears suddenly at this time has major crime suspicion.With the cooperation of guangxi police, The police of Wuzhong City in Ningxia Province arrested Liang in Tengxian County, Guangxi Province.After investigation, Liang Mifeng failed to purchase ephedrine, into a farmer’s home in Shenjing village, Yanqi County, stole 7 tons of ephedrine overnight rental to Guangxi, and part of the ephedrine sold to others for the manufacture of methamphetamine.When the police arrested Liang, they also seized 4.88 tons of ephedrine that he had not yet sold.The reporter learned that the case was transferred to the Procuratorate for examination and prosecution in mid-January this year, and the follow-up work of the case is under way.(Xinhua News Agency reporter Zhang Liang)