Authorities discover key evidence behind massive illegal drug haul in Malaysia

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Maung Maung, alias Yassin.

Myanmar police forces have discovered vital information concerning a key suspect behind a record breaking illegal drug haul seized by Malaysian authorities on 22 May that include bank accounts containing Ks2.8 billion.
Three Malaysians and three Myanmar citizens were captured in the initial raid along with 1,187 kilograms of methamphetamine and 750 grams of white heroin.
The drugs were found stashed under food products in a container from Nice Guy Clearance Service Agency and investigations have revealed the key suspect to be Maung Maung, alias Yassin, 44, who contracted U Kaung Trading Co. Ltd to send the cargo to Malaysia.
Investigations on 2 June led to the capture of a suspect and extraction of vital information pointing to Yassin, who had been in hiding since 30 May. Police have seized a Toyota Lexus owned by Yassin on 3 June. The car was parked under the Tamwe overpass. The next day, police discovered Yassin and his accomplices had opened bank accounts in two private banks with a balance of Ks2.8 billion. Police have frozen the assets and investigations are continuing to quickly apprehend the suspects.

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