Illegal timbers, consumer goods, industrial materials, bicycle parts and vehicles confiscated

6003 sskm
Seized illegal commodities at the Shwethanlwin Tollgate.

SUPERVISED by the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee, effective action is being taken to prevent illegal trade under the law.
Under the instructions of the Customs Department, the on-duty teams made inspections on 15 September.
Official confiscated K3,948,00 worth of bicycle parts that were not declared in the Import Declaration (ID) at the Hteedan container checkpoint, K106,967,600 worth of optical fibre cable and fabric that were not matched the Import Declaration (ID) from two containers at the Myanmar Industrial Port Container Checkpoint and K35,380,000 worth of lawn mower parts from a vehicle and a trailer (approximately K45 million) near the Shwethanlwin Tollgate on the Myawady-Hpa-an-Yangon Road. The action was taken under the Customs Procedures.
On 17 September, a combined inspection team led by the Bago Region Forest Department captured a total of 5.8450 tonnes of illegal teak in the Bago and Nattalin districts. The action was taken under the Forest Law.
Similarly, an inspection team led by the Myanmar Police Force seized an unregistered Toyota Passo car (approximately K3 million) on Bayintnaung road of Pyay township and the action was taken under the Export and Import Law.
Therefore, nine arrests (approximately K196,801,620) were made on 15 and 17 September, according to the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee. — MNA

Share this post
Hot News
Hot News