Illegal timber, vehicle, commodities, workplace equipment seized

Under the supervision of the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee, effective action is being taken to prevent illegal trade under the law.
The Customs Department inspected Yangon International Airport (warehouse) on 28 January and seized undocumented goods, including tyres worth K19,070,000. Officials took action under the Customs Law.
Similarly, the Kachin State Anti-Illegal Trade Task Force made inspections on 30 January and found 10 vehicles and one backhoe passing near Nammon village of Monhyin township without any permission. The commodities were confiscated for further investigation and 47,430 gallons of fuel worth of K326,742,000 were seized and taken action under the Customs Law.
On 31 January, Mon State Customs Department seized K4,000,000 worth of shoes and tyres in a vehicle at Mayanchaung cheekpoint and also took action under the Customs Law.
Moreover, Kayin State Anti-Illegal Trade Task Force confiscated 15 32-inch TVs and five washing machines worth K4,250,000 at Kawkareik (Tadakyoe) joint inspection station yesterday and took action under the Customs Law.
The Bago Region Forest Department also seized K5,191,950 worth of illegal timbers in the forest reserves of Bago and Toungoo districts on the same day and actions were taken in line with the Forest Law.

The inspection team led by Myanmar Police Force seized a 10-wheel Nissan diesel light truck (unregistered) worth K20,000,000 in Sagaing Region and took action under the Export and Import Law.
Thus, a total of eight arrests (estimated value of K379,253,950) were made from 28 January to 1 February, stated the committee. — MNA

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