Illegal timbers, aquarium equipment, machinery spare parts, consumer goods, electronics, game machines, marbles and vehicles seized

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Supervised by the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee, action is being taken under the law against illegal trades across the country.
The Forest Department under the Rakhine State Anti-Illegal Trade Task Force conducted inspections on 10 May. They confiscated K224,042 worth of 3.2006 tonnes of illegal Taungthayat in Gwa Township and charged them under the Forest Law.
In addition, on 11 May, the 16th-mile Kyaukchaw Inspection Station captured K65,517,000 worth of aquarium equipment, machinery spare parts, consumer goods, electronics and game machines, which were not declared in the imported declaration, from a truck heading to Mandalay from Muse. The action was taken under the Customs Law.
Similarly, on 12 May, Port Customs made an inspection at the Asia World Container Terminal Checkpoint and seized K16,715,000 worth of illegal marble tiles which were imported more than the number of the imported declaration, and the action was taken under the Customs Law.
Moreover, on 13 May, the Forest Department inspection team confiscated K779,340 worth of 7.6620 tonnes of illegal timbers in Toungoo District reserved forests and opened a file on this case under the Forest Law.
Afterwards, on the same day, the inspection team led by Forest Department captured 1.0368 tonnes of illegal sawn teak at an estimated value of K311,040 in Indaw Township of Katha District. The action was taken under the Forest Law.
Therefore, from 10 May to 13 May, 15 arrests were made an estimated value of K113,546,422, according to the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee. — MNA

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