Additional statistical bulletin on drug seizures, acting on information

Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Office of the President
Press Release 34/2020
5th Waxing of Tawthalin, 1382 ME
(21 September 2020)

Additional statistical bulletin on drug seizures, acting on information

1. In order to prevent and eradicate the dangers of narcotic drugs and psychotropic drugs, the Office of the President has formed the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department on 26 June 2018 to systematically accept and respond to reports on drug abuses and other related cases from the general public.
2. With orders from the Office of the President, the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department relayed information on reports on drug-related offences up to 19 September 2020 to the Ministry of Home Affairs to take action, as displayed below:

SrNature of reportDetail on seizure and legal action taken
1.Information received of Ma Kyi Po who lives in Law Sont Village of Mohnyin, Kachin State, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 8 September 2020, police searched the house of Ma Kyi Po (a) Ma Kyi Kyi Poe, 24, daughter of U Aung Shein who lives in Law Sont Village of Mohnyin Township and arrested her together with stimulant tablets and heroin and her husband, Mg Tuu, 35, son of U Sein Pe.

A case has been opened against them with NaMaSa (Lon Ton)Ma Ya(pa)48/2020 under section 19(a)/20(a) and 21of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

2.Information received of Ma Yin, who lives in Mapyin Village of Mohnyin Township of Kachin State, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 16 September 2020, police searched the house of Ma Yin,48, daughter of U Lu Tin who lives in Mapyin Village in Mohnyin and arrested her together with opium and low quality opium.

A case has been opened against her with NaMaSa(Lon Ton) MaYa(Pa) 49/2020 under section 19(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
Law.

3.Information received of Ma Nu who lives in Sar Kyin Village, Monwya Township of Sagaing Region, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 9 September 2020, police searched the house of Ma Nu, 45, daughter of U Nyo who lives in Sar Kyin Village of Monwya Township and arrested her together with heroin.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa (Monwya) MaYa(pa)28/2020 under Section 16 (c) and 20(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

4.Information received of Min Naing who lives in Taung Kyar Village, Kawlin Township of Sagaing Region, using, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 10 September 2020, police stopped and scrutinized the motorcycle driven by Htike Htike,30, son of Aung San and Min Naing, 33, son of U Maung Kyi on the road to Pan Ma Ye village in Kawlin Township and arrested them together with heroin.

A case has been opened against them with MaMaSa(Kawlin) MaYa (pa) 175/2020 under Section 16 (c) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

5.Information received of Win Myint who lives in Maut Saphar Village, Phaungpyin Township of Sagaing Region distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 10 September, police searched the house of Win Myint, 54, son of U Lu Htwe, who lives in Maut Saphar Village of Phaungpyin Township and did not find him. Police arrested his wife, Ma Ei, 50, daughter of U Thaung Dan together with heroin.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa (Phaungpyin) MaYa (pa) 165/2020 under Section 16 (c) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

6.Information received of the people who live in Wet Kya Village in Pale Township of Sagaing Region, using, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 11 September 2020, police searched the house of Nay Win, 53, son of U Tin Pe Lay, who lives in Wet Kya Village of Pale Township and arrested him together with heroin, opium and low- quality opium and another four compatriots,Yan Naing Soe, 25, son of U Win Sein, Aye Ko,25, son of U Kyaw Swe, Paing Soe Oo, 25, son of U Tin Oo and Naing Lin, 41, son of U Ba Kan.

A case has been opened against them with MaMaSa(Pale)MaYa(pa) 1/2020 under Section 16 (c), 20 (a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

7.Information received of Phyu Toke who lives in Nyaung Thapyay  Village of Mawlaik, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 12 September 2020, police searched the house of Phyu Toke (a) Nyo Tin, 57, son of U Maung Aye, who lives in Nyaung Thapyay Village of Mawlaik Township and arrested him together with
heroin.A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa(Mawlaik) MaYa(pa)72/2020 under Section 19(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.
8.Information received of Ma Htay who lives in Mezali Village of Myothit Township of Magway Region, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 13 September 2020, police searched the house of Ma Htay (a) Khin Khin Htay , 45, daughter of U Khway who lives in Mezali Village of Myothit Township and arrested her together with stimulant pills with 88/1 label and opium.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa (Myothit) MaYa (pa)2/2020 under Section 16(c) and 20(a) of  the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

9.Information received of people in Kyauk War Tuu camp, Innet Village, Thabeikkyin Township, Mandalay Region, using, selling and distributing the illegal drugs.It was announced that the police uncovered 8 cases and took action against a total of 11 suspects — 8 men and 3 women in accordance with the law in previous weeks.

According to the tip-off, on 6 September 2020, police stopped and scrutinized the motorcycle driven by Phyo Myint Aung (a)  Ko Phyo, 33, son of U Myo Lwin, who lives in Maung Kone Village in Htigyaing of Sagaing Region and Ye Aung, 20, son of U Khin Maung Aye, who lives in Nyaungpin Thar Village near Kyauk War Tuu camp in Thabeikkyin and arrested them together with stimulant pills with WY label.

A case has been opened against them with NaMaSa(Tagaung) MaYa(pa)21/2020 under Section 19(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

10.Information received of U Myint Aung and Daw Hnin Aye, who live in Hnit Kine Village in Thanbyuzayat Township of Mon State, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 6 September 2020, police searched the house of U Myint Aung and Daw Hnin who live in in Hnit Kine Village in Thanbyuzayat Township and did not found them and arrested their son Yan Naing Soe (a) Naing Soe, 35 together with speciosa .

A case has been opened against him with NaMaSa(Kyaikkhami)MaPa(pa)11/2020 under Section 16 (c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

11.Information received of Thura who lives in 37 ward of Dagon Myothit (North) in Yangon Region, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 7 September 2020, police searched the house of Thura (a) Set Paing, 23, son of U Min Thein, who lives in 37 ward of Dagon Myothit (North) in Yangon Region and arrested him together with marijuana.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa(North Dagon)MaYa(pa)34/2020 under Section 16 (c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

12.Information received of Kyin Hwat who lives in Insein, Yangon Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 8 September 2020, police searched the house of That Zin Aung (a) Kyin Hwat, 24, son of U Thein Win, who lives in Kannar Ward (west), Insein of Yangon Region and arrested him together with stimulant pills with WY label.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa(Insein) MaYa(pa) 154/2020 under Section 19(a) of the the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

13Information received of Ko Pyae Phyo Kyaw (a) Pwe Sar who lives in No(1) Ward of North Okkalapa Township of Yangon Region, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 9 September 2020, police searched the house of Pyae Phyo Lwin (a) Pyae Phyo Kyaw (a) Pwe Sar, son of U Tin Oo Lwin, who lives in No(1) Ward of North Okkalapa Township of Yangon Region and arrested together with stimulant pills with 88/1 label.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa(North Okkalapa) MaYa(pa)74/2020 under Section 16 (c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

14Information received of Pyae Sone Bo who lives in No (47) Ward of Dagon Myothit (North) of Yangon Region, using, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 11 September 2020, police searched the house of Pyae Sone Bo, 33, son of U Win Bo, who lives in No (47) Ward of Dagon Myothit (North) of Yangon Region and arrested together with marijuana.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (North Dagon) MaYa (pa) 36/2020 under Section 16 (c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

15Information received of people using, distributing and selling illegal drugs near Bayint Naung junction in Mayangon Township of Yangon Region.On 14 September 2020, police stopped and inspected the motorcycle driven by Han Min (a) Zaw Min, 40, son of U Hla Maung who lives in No (15) Ward of Hlinethaya Township, at Bayint Naung junction in No (1) Ward of Mayangon Township and arrested together with marijuana.

A case has been opened against him with NaMaSa(Bayint Naung) MaYa(pa) 26/2020 under Section 16 (c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

16Information received of people using, distributing and selling illegal drugs in Kagyi Ward of Thingangyun Township of Yangon Region.On 14 September 2020, police arrested Soe Myint Aung (a)Kit Kit, 19, son of U Ba Tun, who lives in Yan Aung ward of Thingangyun, together with stimulant pills with WY label on Artharwaddy road in Kagyi Ward.

A case has been opened against him with NaMaSa(Thuwunna) MaYa(pa)56/2020 under Section 16 (c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

17Information received of Aung Kyaw (a) Kalar Gyi who lives in No (14) Ward of Hlinethaya Township of Yangon Region, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 16 September 2020, police searched the house of AungKyaw (a) Par Kyal (a) Kalar Gyi, 47, son of U Than Win who lives in 14 Ward near BOC in Hlinethaya Township and arrested him together with stimulant pills with WY label and marijuana.

A case has been opened against him with NaMaSa(Thaung Gyi) MaYa(pa) 82/2020 under Section 19(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

18Information received of Ma Cho Thae who lives in Nga Oh Village, Mabein Township of Shan State (North), distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 8 September 2020, police searched the house of Ma Cho Thae (a) Thae Thae, 35, daughter of U Win Aung who live in Nga Oh Village of Mabein Township and arrested her together with stimulant pills with WY label and heroin.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa (Mabein) MaYa(pa)59/2020 under Section 19(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

19Information received of people who live in No (5) Ward of Lashio Township, Shan State (North), using, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.It is announced that the police uncovered 18 cases and took action against a total of 24 suspects — 19 men and 5 women in accordance with the law in previous weeks.

On 13 September 2020, police arrested Aung Myint (a) Kilar Mat, 39, son of U Sein, who lives in No (7) ward, together with stimulant pills with 88/1 label and heroin on Yay Kan Tung street in No (5) ward of Lashio Township.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Lashio)MaYa (pa) 149/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

20Information received of Ko Aung Phyu who lives in War Pyar Tung Village in Taunggyi of Shan State (South), distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 16 September 2020, police searched the house of Sai Aung Phyu (a) Aung  Phyu, 35, son of U Sai Myint Oo who lives in War Pyar Tung Village of Taunggyi and arrested him together with stimulant pills with WY label.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa(Taunggyi) MaYa(pa)61/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

21Information received of Ko Htaw who lives in Kyauktan Village of Nyaungshwe Township of Shan State (South), distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 16 September 2020, police searched the house of Ko Htaw (a) San Win, 42, son of U Kywal who lives in Kyauktan Village of Nyaungshwe Township and arrested him together with stimulant pills with WY label.

A case has been opened against him with NaMaSa(Nampan) MaYa(pa)25/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

22Information received of Nay Htet Oo who lives in Oaktada Ward, Yaksawk Township of Shan State (North), using, distributing and selling the illegal drugs.On 17 September 2020, police searched the house of Nay Htet Oo, 22, son of U Min Thein Oo, who live in Oaktada Ward of Yaksawk Township and arrested him together with stimulant pills with WY label.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa(Yaksawk) MaYa(pa)52/2020 under Section 19(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

3. Out of the information sent to the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department, so far a total of 1,342 cases have been opened files as of 19 September 2020. A total of 2,051 people, including 1,711 men and 340 women had been arrested with 10,422.4094 g of heroin, 1,435.42 g of ICE, 47,388.87886 g of opium, 1,407.96 g of low-quality opium, 53,363.76 g of speciosa powder, 53,597.32 g of speciosa, 2.5 litres of liquid speciosa, 673,722 stimulant tablets, 14,851.48 g of marijuana, 0.1 litres of opium tincture, 630.28 g of opium blocks, 60 g of poppy seeds, 60.15 g of crushed stimulant tablet powder, 0.001 g of crushed ecstasy powder, 27 firearms, different kinds of 609 cartridges and one grenade. Efforts for fighting the drug trafficking has been stepped up and the department will report on further exposed
cases.
4. To seize further drugs and to arrest drugs dealers, people are urged to inform the Ministry of Home Affairs, region and state governments and to inform huge cases of drug trafficking and other suspicious cases directly to the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department of the Office of the President via following contact numbers:

Contacts
Landline No. — 067-590200
Fax Phone No. — 067-590233
Email Address — [email protected]

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