Confiscations of illegal items: Fuel oil, jade, foodstuffs and vehicles

On 1 April, during inspections supervised by the Magway Region Illegal Trade Eradication Special Task Force, several items were confiscated at various checkpoints.
An unregistered Honda Fit car, valued at approximately K7.3 million, was seized at the Ayeyawady Bridge checkpoint. A Canter truck, valued at approximately K20 million, was intercepted in Minhla township, carrying 500 gallons of illegal fuel oil worth K5.5 million. A Luojia 110 motorbike, with an estimated value of K650,000, was stopped in Mindon township, carrying 21 gallons of illegal diesel valued at K239,400. These actions were carried out under the Export and Import Law and the Petroleum and Petroleum Products Law.
On the same day, further confiscations were made. A Toyota Crown car, valued at K30 million, was apprehended at the 16th-mile Kyaukchaw checkpoint while travelling from Mandalay to Nawnghkio. The vehicle was carrying 60 kilogrammes of bracelets suspected to be made of jade, valued at K12 million, without official documents. Two vehicles with two trailers, estimated to be worth K240 million, were seized at the Sagaing Bridge. They were transporting 15,398 gallons of illegal 92 Ron petrol. These actions were taken under Customs procedures and the Petroleum and Petroleum Products Law.
Additionally, on 2 April, the combined teams confiscated various goods worth K31.796 million at the Yadanabon combined checkpoint in Sagaing township. This included 3,288 bags of chicken nuggets without official documents. The action was taken under the Export and Import Law.
The Illegal Trade Eradication Steering Committee reported a total of 11 arrests made on 1 and 2 April, with an estimated value of K546.635 million. — MNA/MKKS

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