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 15 May, the combined team under the Shan State Illegal Trade Eradication Special Task Force captured 1,500 boxes of illegal Tingtong mosquito repellent coils that were piled up by the side of the road over the Sinphyu checkpoint in Muse township. This enforcement was carried out under Customs procedures.
On the same day, the on-duty teams impounded five vehicles (estimated value of K160 million) travelling from Myawady to Bago, from Myawady to Yangon and from Thamanya to Yangon, carrying 27 kinds of goods valued at K46.159 million, including 120 bags of 108 branded detergent powder without official documents at the Thanlwin bridge combined checkpoint (Tayokehla side) and 4,440 sets of child desk (small) and 15,509 kilogrammes of BLUE branded pad valued at K51,760,716 that exceeded the Import Declaration (ID) from six containers at the Asia World Port Terminal container checkpoint. The action was conducted under Customs procedures.
During inspections on the same day, the combined teams nabbed four vehicles (approximately K120 million) heading to Yangon from Thamanya, carrying 19 kinds of goods worth K121.19 million, including 400 men’s T-shirts without official documents in Phayagyi and illegal teak weighing 4.838 tonnes, illegal hardwood weighing 1.951 tonnes and illegal other timbers weighing 1.991 tonnes valued at K5,162,557 in Bago, Toungoo and Thayawady districts. The action was taken under Customs procedures and the Forest Law.
Similarly, the combined teams seized a Mitsubishi Fuso tractor head with a trailer (estimated value of K150 million) that was parked in the Hlaingthaya Industrial Zone (3), carrying 3,000 kilogrammes of Pencil case worth K9 million without official documents and illegal teaks weighing 0.701 tonne and illegal timbers weighing 1.538 tonnes worth 1,182,038 in Bogale township. The action was taken under Customs procedures and the Forest Law.
The Illegal Trade Eradication Steering Committee reported that 38 arrests were made on 15 May, with an estimated value of K666 million. — MNA/MKKS

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