Drugs seized in some townships across Myanmar


A combined inspection team consisting of members of the Anti-Drug Police Force stopped and searched a Nissan vehicle driven by Zar Ni Aung (aka) Zarni accompanied by Zay Yar Oo in Nant Si Aung village, Pinlon village-tract of Mohnyin Township on 10 July evening. They captured 1,760 kilogrammes of Ammonium Nitrate.
Similarly, the combined task force examined a motorbike driven by Moe Kyaw Thu at the checkpoint, which was located at the Tadakyoe village, Ye Kyaw Gyi village-tract of Kawkareik Township on 12 July. They nabbed 21,248 stimulant tablets, a pistol, 11 rounds of ammunition and a magazine. The combination team consisting of members of the Anti-Drug Police Force searched a house in Chaungtuunge village, Kalwin village-tract of Myeik Township, at around 11:30 am on 12 July. They found Ma San Thi and her son, Myo Thiha(aka) Thar Phyu and captured 19,000 stimulant tablets from the handbag in the house.
Likewise, the task force inspected Ma Sabai Win’s house in No(19/A), Bo Myat Htun Street, Bo Htun Zan ward, Dawbon Township at 7:05 am on 12 July. They seized 36,000 stimulant tablets. At 5:30 pm on the same day, the task force examined a motorbike driven by Sai Naw on the Muse-Lashio Road in Kutkai Township and seized 0.02 kilogrammes of heroin. The team further inspected Eike Kyuu (aka) Hein Htet’s house in Pyilonchantha extension quarter, No (1) ward, Kutkai Township and nabbed 0.03 kilogramme of heroin and 3,400 of stimulant tablets.
They are prosecuted under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law, the Myanmar Police Force stated. —MNA

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