Additional statistical bulletin on drug seizures, acting on information

Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Office of the President
Press Release 36/2020

11th Waning of Tawthalin 1382 ME
(12 October 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 10 October 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 Daw Chaw Sein who lives in Nyaung Pin Tha Village in Sinbo Township, Kachin State, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 3 October 2020, police searched the house of Daw Chaw Sein, 41, daughter of U Kyaw Khaing, who lives in Nyaung Pin Tha Village, Sinbo Township in Kachin State and arrested her together with heroin.

A case has been opened against her with NaMaSa (Sinbo)MaYa(pa)14/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

2.Information received of Daw Ma Khine who lives in Ka Gyi Ward in Hlaingbwe Township, Kayin State, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 5 October 2020, police searched the house of Daw Ma Khine, 49, daughter of U Thein Kyi, who lives in Ka Gyi Ward, Hlaingbwe  Township in Kayin State and arrested her together with WY stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa (Hlaingbwe ) MaYa(pa)6/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

3.Information received of Tin Maung Lwin who lives in Chaung Yoe Village in Taze Township, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 27 September 2020, police searched the house of Tin Maung Lwin, 47, son of U Tin Myint, who lives in Chaung Yoe Village in Taze Township and arrested him together with stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Taze) MaYa(Pa) 16/2020 under Section 19(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

4.Information received of Tin Tun Oo who lives in Wuntho Township in Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 1 October 2020, police searched the house of Tin Tun Oo, 30, son of U Min Aung, who lives in Wuntho Township and arrested him together with heroin.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Wuntho) MaYa(pa)119/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

5.Information received of Maung Wae who lives in Sinnaing Village, Homalin Township, Sagaing Region, using, distributing and selling illegal drugs.There were 4 cases opened against 5 people (male) who were arrested together with opium drugs and heroin previous weeks.

On 2 October 2020, according to a series of previous arrests, police searched the house of Maung Wae, 36, son of U Tun Shwe, who lives in Sinnaing Village, Homalin Township and arrested him together with heroin.

A case has been opened against him with NaMaSa
( Htamathi) MaYa (Pa) 28/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

6.Information received of Pauk Kyin (a) Than Zaw Oo and Daw Shwe Thay who live in Kyo Kone Village, Htigyaing Township, Sagaing Region, using, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 4 October 2020, police searched the house of Pauk Kyin (a) Than Zaw Lin, 45, son of U Tin Tun, who lives in Kyo Kone Village, Htigyaing Township and arrested him and his wife Daw Shwe Thay (a) Hnin Htwae, 43, daughter of U Ba Chan together with heroin.

The cases have been opened against them with MaMaSa (Htigyaing) MaYa (Pa) 151/2020 under Section 16(c) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

7.Information received of Pho Thar Htoo who lives in Zin Village, Kanbalu Township, Sagaing Region, distribution and selling illegal drugs.On 6 October 2020, police stopped the motorbike of Pho Wa (a) Pho Thar Htoo, 25, son of U Soe Myint (a) Maung Soe on the road of Shwebo-Myitkyina in Kanbalu Township and arrested him together with heroin.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Kanbalu) MaYa(Pa)15/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

8.Information received of people distributing and selling illegal drugs in Pyin Daung Lay Village, Katha Township, Sagaing Region.On 6 October 2020, police searched the house of Zaw Htoo, 42, son of U Nyein Maung who lives in Pyin Daung Lay Village in Katha Township and arrested him and his brother Wai Phyo Hlaing, 27, son of U Nyein Maung and Thein Win, 41, son of U San Ngwe who lives in Kyaw Pin Village together with WY stimulant tablets and heroin.

A case has been opened against them with NaMaSa (Innywa) MaYa(Pa) 31/2020 under Section 19(a) 20(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

 

9.Information received of Khin Maung Tun who lives in Tha Nga Village, Phaungpyin Township, selling and distributing illegal drugs.On 8 October 2020, police searched the house of Khin Maung Tun, 47, son of U Tun Oo who lives in Tha Nga Village, Phaungpyin Township and arrested him together with heroin.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Phaungpyin) MaYa(Pa) 189/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

 

10Information received of Ae Soe (a) Than Soe who lives in Ywama Village, Phaungpyin Township, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 8 October 2020, police stopped the motorbike ridden by Than Soe, 34, son of U Tin Saung who lives in Ywama Village and Htay Aung, 43, son of U Maung Saw who lives in West Myin Thar Village and arrested them together with heroin.

A case has been opened against them with MaMaSa(Phaungpyin) MaYa(Pa) 187/2020 under Section 19(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

11Information received of Daw Kyu who lives in Pauk Taw Village (East), Kalay Township, Sagaing Region, selling and distributing illegal drugs.On 8 October 2020, police arrested Daw Kyu, 37, daughter of U Khin Maung who lives in Pauk Taw Village (East), Kalay Township together with heroin on the Pauk Taw-Indin Village Road.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa(Kalay) MaYa(Pa) 147/2020 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

12Information received of Htay Lwin who lives in Kyaung Kone Village, Indaw Township, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 10 October 2020, police searched the field guard tent of Htay Lwin, 46, son of U Win Maung, who lives in Kyaung Kone Village, Indaw Township and arrested him and Pho Pu, 46, son of U Aung Nyunt, who lives in the same village together with heroin.

A case has been opened against them with MaMaSa (Indaw) MaYa(Pa) 176/2020 under Section 16(c) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

13Information received of Tun Oo who lives in Kyane Mae Taung Village, Karathuri Town, Bokpyin Township,Taninthayi Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 2 October 2020, police searched the house of Tun Oo, 48, son of U San Tin, who lives in Kyane Mae Taung Village, Karathuri Town, Bokpyin Township and arrested him together with stimulant drugs and speciosa powder.

A case has been opened against him with NaMaSa ( Karathuri) MaYa(Pa) 7/2020 under Section 19(a) and 20(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

14Information received of Aung Phone who lives in Kyat Mee Village, Karathuri Town, Bokpyin Township, Taninthayi Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 3 October 2020, police searched the house of  Aung Phone (a) Aung Tun, 58, son of U San Tin who lives in Kyat Mee Village, Karathuri Town, Bokpyin Township and arrested him together with  speciosa powder.

A case has been opened against him with NaMaSa (Karathuri) MaYa(Pa)8/2020 under under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

15Information received of Ma San Mu who lives in Chaung Ka Phee Village, Bokpyin Township, Taninthayi Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 6 October 2020, police searched the house of Ma San Mu, 38, daughter of U Kalar Mae and arrested her together with WY stimulant tablets. According to the information that she bought those drugs from Ma Zin Mar Latt, 32, daughter of U Kyaw Shein , who lives in the same village,

Although there were no drugs found during the police search in her house, a case has been opened against them with MaMaSa (Bokpyin) MaYa(Pa) 38/2020 under the Section 19(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

16Information received of U BoBo who lives in Maputae Village in Kawthoung Township, Taninthayi Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 7 October 2020, police searched the house of U Bo Bo, 36, son of U Yan Aung, who lives in Maputae Village in Kawthoung Township and arrested him together with WY stimulant drugs.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Kawthoung) MaYa(Pa) 190/2020 under the Section 19(a) and 20 (a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

17Information received of Aeik Yan and his wife who live in Thamine Ward, Mayangon Township, Yangon Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 3 October 2020, police searched the house of Aeik Yan (a)Sai Kyaw Khan Oo, 26, son of U Than Oo Chit and his wife Daw Zin Mar Lwin, 33, daughter of U Maung Maung Lwin, who live in Thamine Ward, Mayangon Township and arrested them together with heroin.

A case has been opened against them with NaMaSa (Bayintnaung) MaYa (Pa) 27/2020 under the Section 16(c) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

18Information received of Daw Nu who lives in Hway Village, Yaksawk Township, Southern Shan State, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 5 October 2020, police searched the house of Daw Nu who lives in Hway Village, Yaksawk Township but didn’t find her and arrested her son Tun Ngwe, 23, son of U Aeik Ye together with WY stimulant tablets.

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

19Information received of Aeik San who lives in Nar Khae Gyi Village, Yaksawk Township, Sothern Shan State, distributing and selling illegal drugs.On 5 October 2020, police searched the house of Aeik San who lives in Nar Khae Gyi Village, Yaksawk Township but didn’t find him. Police arrested his wife Daw Nyunt, 48, daughter of U San and son Kyaw Htoo (a) Kalar, 20, together with WY stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against them with MaMaSa (Yaksawk) MaYa(Pa) 57/2020 under the Section 19(a) and 21 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 1,370 cases have been opened files as of 10 October 2020. A total of 2,092 people, including 1,742 men and 350 women had been arrested with 10,435.5394 g of heroin, 1,489.42 g of ICE, 47,934.17886 g of opium, 1,407.96 g of low-quality opium, 54,901.74 g of speciosa powder, 53,597.32 g of speciosa, 2.5 litres of liquid speciosa, 681,245 stimulant tablets, 14859.88 g of marijuana, 0.1 litres of opium tincture, 640.28 g of opium blocks, 60 g of poppy seeds, 60.15 g of crushed stimulant tablet powder, 0.001 g of crushed ecstasy powder, 28 firearms, different kinds of 669 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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