Confiscation of illegal items: Timbers, foodstuffs, industrial materials and industrial raw materials and vehicles

During inspections on 6 February, the combined teams managed by the Yangon Region Illegal Trade Eradication Task Force apprehended various goods valued at K42.34 million in Mingala Taungnyunt township. This included 468 bottles of Jagermeister without official documents. In Dagon (East) township, goods worth K353.25 million were seized, comprising 3,125 bales of industrial raw materials, which also lacked official documents. Additionally, a Mitsubishi Fuso tractor head with a trailer, estimated at K72 million, was intercepted while travelling from Hpa-an to Yangon. It carried goods valued at K13.616 million, including 6,000 kilogrammes of white offset paper exceeding the quantity declared in the Import Declaration (ID) at the Ywathagyi Dry Port. These actions were taken per Customs procedures.
Similarly, on-duty teams seized a Mitsubishi Fuso truck, valued at K30 million, en route from Yangon to Mandalay near Zechan village in Sintgaing township. It was carrying 158 bales of industrial raw materials without official documents. At the Mandalay International Airport (Import Desk), ten types of medicines valued at K11.203 million, including 99 boxes of Kris Algin High Precision Alginate without official documents, were confiscated from luggage. These actions were conducted in line with Customs procedures.
On 6 and 7 February, joint teams supervised by the Bago Region Illegal Trade Eradication Task Force impounded a Volvo tractor head with a trailer, estimated at K70 million, travelling to Kyaukse from Thamanya. It was carrying 5,100 kilogrammes of Double Rhino woven polypropylene bags valued at K15.3 million near Shwethanlwin Tollgate in Phayagyi. In DaikU township, four unregistered vehicles, approximately worth K20 million, were seized, and a total of 0.790 tonne of illegal teak worth K520,664 in Nattalin district. These actions were taken under Customs procedures, the Export and Import Law, and the Forest Law.
According to the Illegal Trade Eradication Steering Committee, 13 arrests were made on 6 and 7 February, with an estimated value of K660.481 million. — MNA/MKKS

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