Illegal teak, unregistered vehicle seized

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Officials seized illegal timbers.

Supervised by the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee, effective action is being taken to prevent illegal trade under the law.
On 13 March, a combined inspection team conducted inspections at the Mayanchaung Checkpoint and seized an unregistered Toyota Wish vehicle (approximately worth K5,000,000), driven out from the detour road at milestone 96 miles and five furlongs according to a report, and action is taken under the Export/Import Law.
On 17 March, combined inspection teams led by the Bago Region Department of Forest under the management of the Bago Region Anti-Illegal Trade Special Task Force carried out inspections according to a report and confiscated 6.0414 tonnes of illegal teak (approximately worth K1,812,420) from a forest reserve in Bago District.
Therefore, two arrests (estimated value of K6,812,420) were made on 13 March and 17 March, according to Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee. — MNA

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