Drugs impounded in various townships across Myanmar

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An arrestee is seen along with seized heroin and a saloon.

A combined team consisting of members of the Anti-Drug Police Force searched Ma Chaw’s house, which is located at Hleyoe ward in Aungban, Kalaw township at 3:30 pm on 6 August. They seized 3,075 stimulant tablets from the house. The Anti-Drug Police Force searched a motorcycle driven by Kya Pha on the Kengtung-Mongkhun Road near Mongkhun village in Kengtung township at 4 pm. They seized 10,000 stimulant tablets from him. At 12:10 pm, the team searched a Nissan car driven by Sai Nay Min Paing (aka) Sai Naw Hmine on Nyaungshwe-Yaksawk Road in Taunggyi township. They found 10,000 stimulant tablets from him. As an interrogation result, the team found Than Zaw Oo (aka) Maung Pu, who is waiting for drugs near Hekal village, Taungni village-tract in Nyaungshwe township at 1:30 pm. They seized a motorcycle and K517,500 from him. And the task force stopped and searched a Crown vehicle, driven by Kuntal at the combined checkpoint in Tarsan village of Mongpan township at 5:30 pm on 6 August. They nabbed 15.75 kilogrammes of heroin worth K189 million.
Then, the Anti-Drug Police Force searched a Toyota Alphard car driven by Than Aung (aka) Ar Shein on the Lashio-Muse Union Highway near the Nantpaw Bridge in Namhaum village in Muse township at 6:45 pm on 4 August. The team impounded 500 stimulant tablets and 0.045 kilogramme of Ketamine.
They are prosecuted under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law, the Myanmar Police Force stated. — MNA

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