Buddhist monk arrested in Burma for having over 4 million meth pills, grenades and ammo

A Buddhist monk was arrested in Burma after authorities found over four million methamphetamine pills in his car.

The monk, named Arsara, is in custody after police discovered hundreds of thousands of the tablets in his vehicle.

The Straits Times reports that he was driving from Shwe Baho village in the town of Maungdaw in Rakhine state bordering Bangladesh.

"First the police found 400,000 drug pills" when they searched his vehicle, local police chief Kyaw Mya Win told AFP.

"The police then went to the monk's monastery and found another 4.2 million pills."

According to AcidCow, he was also in possession of grenades and ammunition.