Illegal timbers, animal food, foodstuffs, consumer goods, industrial materials and vehicles confiscated

SUPERVISED by the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee, effective action is being taken to prevent illegal trade under the law.
A combined on-duty team under the instructions of the Taninthayi Region Anti-Illegal Trade Task Force conducted inspections.
Officials captured K1.5 million worth of illegal frozen meat from a vehicle (approximately K15 million) at Taninthayi Bridge Checkpoint on 25 September. The action was taken under the Customs Procedures.
In addition, an on-duty team under the supervision of the Mon State Anti-Illegal Trade Task Force made inspections. They confiscated K2,007,600 worth of consumer goods and industrial materials that exceeded the Import Declaration (ID) from a Hino Profia truck (approximately K40 million). The action was taken under the Customs Procedures.
Afterwards, the combined team captured a total of 0.7523 tonne of illegal timbers worth K68,053 in the East Yoma forest reserve of Aunglan township and a total of 4.1802 tonnes of illegal timbers worth K292,614 in Lewe township. The action was taken under the Forest Law.
On 26 September, an on-duty team confiscated unregistered Wish car and Voxy car-totally worth K16 million—at the Kwalye Combined Checkpoint of Monywa township. The action was taken under the Export and Import Law.
Similarly, K5,670,000 worth of 4,500 kilogrammes of animal feed without official documents were seized at the Myawady (OSS) Trade Zone under the management of the Kayin State Illegal Trade Task Force and the action was taken under the Customs Procedures.
A combined team led by the Region Forest Department under the supervision of the Bago Region Anti-Illegal Trade Task Force seized a total of 3.3488 tonnes of illegal timbers worth K1,148,456 in Bago and Toungoo districts.
Therefore, 12 arrests (approximately K81,686,723) were made on 25 and 26 September, according to the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee. — MNA

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