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Illegal teak, wild animals, goods seized

1 Jan 11 Customs mk

Seized illegal goods.

1 Jan 11 Customs mk scaled

The Illegal Trade Eradication Steering Committee takes strict action against illegal trade under the law. The Mayanchaung checkpoint seized K7,915,000 worth of electric kettles (390), shoes (580 pairs), electric pans (100) and hair gel (580) in two Toyota HiAce cars together with other passengers on 11 January.
Similarly, the combined team of the Sagaing Region Forest Department also confiscated K20,000,000 worth of wildlife animals in Kalewa Township and seized K5,000,000 worth of one Toyota Alphard (unlicensed) in Kalay Township on 12 January.
Moreover, the Bago Region Forest Department raided the forest reserve yesterday in Bago, Toungoo and Thayawady districts according to a tip-off and confiscated K6,833,540 worth of various illegal timber (45.009 tonnes).
The officials take action against traffickers for the four commodities (K7,915,000) seized by the Mayanchaung checkpoint on 11 January as per the procedures of the Customs Department, while the seizure of 82 wildlife animals (K20,000,000) under the Protection of Biodiversity and Conservation Area Law, one unlicensed car (K5,000,000) under the Export and Import Law and 45.009 tonnes of illegal timber (K6,833,540) under the procedures of the Forest Department. —MNA

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