Illegal goods seized in various states/regions


Supervised by the Illegal Trade Eradication Steering Committee, action is being taken under the law against illicit trading across the nation.
On 14 May, the combined team under the Mon State Illegal Trade Eradication Special Task Force captured a Nissan Atlas truck (worth approximately K20 million) heading to Thaton from Mawlamyine, carrying 7,200 boxes of Lactasoy soy milk and 840 bottles of Two-Shrimp brand palm oil without official documents, near Myaynigon bus terminal in Mawlamyine. This enforcement was carried out under Customs procedures.
On the same day, the on-duty teams supervised by the Customs Department impounded nine kinds of goods worth K524.328 million, including 200 sets of KAZU lead acid batteries and 950 sets of solar panels from China that were not declared in the Import Declaration (ID), from seven containers at the Myanmar Industrial Port, four kinds of goods valued at K151.74 million, including three Faw Baling truck (without body) and 4,300 boxes of Caine Bupivacaine injection from India that were different from the ID, from 33 containers at the Asia World Port Terminal container checkpoint and a Mitsubishi Fuso truck (estimated value of K40 million), heading to Yangon from Hpa-an), carrying 102 Sailun tyres from Viet Nam without official documents, at the Mayanchaung permanent checkpoint. The action was conducted under Customs procedures.
During inspections on 15 May, the combined teams nabbed a light truck (worth approximately K15 million) carrying illegal timbers weighing 0.631 tonne worth K2.841 million at the 16th-Mile Kyaukchaw checkpoint, a Nissan Diesel truck (worth approximately K50 million) carrying two kinds of goods worth K9.552 million, including 1,020 kilogrammes of hair wig from Thailand without official documents, at the Kywetatson checkpoint, a Nissan Diesel truck (worth approximately K35 million) carrying two kinds of goods valued at K64.095 million, including 4,050 kilogrammes of Apple tissue from China without official documents, at the Myitnge checkpoint and three fuel bowsers carrying 8,744 gallons of illegal diesel worth K97.084 million at the Shwekyin checkpoint. The action was taken under Customs procedures and the Petroleum and Petroleum Products Law.
The Illegal Trade Eradication Steering Committee reported that 24 arrests were made on 14 and 15 May, with an estimated value of K128 billion. — MNA/MKKS

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