Authorities seize illegal timbers, food items, medicines

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Confiscated illegal goods.

Supervised by the Anti-illegal Trade Steering Committee, action is being taken against illegal trades effectively under the law.
On 11 March, combined inspection teams led by the Department of Forest in Bago Region conducted inspections and confiscated 10.8542 tonnes of illegal timbers (estimated value of K3,034,900) from the Bago District Forest Reserve and Paungde Township in Pyay District under the Forest Law.
Similarly, combined inspection teams conducted inspections at Kawkareik (Tadakyoe) combined checkpoint and seized illegal 150 cartons of apple-pear, 20 cartons of cough syrup bottles, (estimated in total at K4,800,750) and action is taken under the Customs Law.
Therefore, three arrests (estimated value of K7,835,650) were made on 11 March, Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee stated. — MNA

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