60 heroin blocks worth K210 mln seized in Muse, Shan State (North)

An arrestee is seen together with seized heroin blocks and a motorbike.

According to the Myanmar Police Force, 21 kilogrammes of 60 heroin blocks (an estimated value of K210 million) were confiscated in Muse, Shan State (North).
On 10 July, a team consisting of members of the Anti-Drug Police Force pulled over and inspected a motorcycle driven by Ma Yan Pain Kyaung (aka) Arr Kyaung heading from Panghkam Village to Muse township, according to information, in front of the No 2 Myayni bus terminal near the Muse-Namhkam Road in Muse, Shan State (North). The team found K210 million worth of 60 heroin blocks weighing 21 kilogrammes from the paper box on the motorcycle.
After the investigation, the suspect admitted that the seized drugs were to be carried from Panghkam Village to Swamsao Ward.
The MPF stated that the suspect is being prosecuted under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law. —MNA

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