Illegal timbers, flowering trees, minerals, construction materials, consumer goods, unregistered motorbikes and vehicles confiscated

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 Ayeyawady Region Anti-Illegal Trade Task Force, a combined team led by the Forest Department made inspections on 14 August.
Officials nabbed a total of 0.3186 tonne of illegal sawn ironwood worth K190,800 near the Pathein-Ngwehsaung Road in Pathein township. The action was taken under the Forest Law.
In addition, combined inspection teams conducted inspections under the management of the Kachin State Anti-Illegal Trade Task Force.
They confiscated a total of 0.9336 tonne of illegal teak door parts worth K616,176 from an unregistered Super Custom car (approximately K3.2 million) near the Mohnyin-Hopin Road in Mohnyin township and the action was taken under the Forest Law.
Similarly, an on-duty team captured a total of two metric tons of Tin/Tungsten lead without official documents at the old Shwethanlwin Tollgate of Belin township. The action was taken under the Myanmar Mines Law.
On 15 August, a combined team seized Chinese flowering trees worth K1.5 million without official documents of taxes and duties at the 21/5 Milepost on the Mandalay-PyinOoLwin Road.
An unregistered Kenbo 110 motorbike (approximately K350,000) and an unregistered JLM 125 motorbike (approximately K270,000) were confiscated in Kanbalu township. The action was taken under the Export and Import Law.
Afterwards, a total of 4.5180 tonnes of illegal timbers worth K158,130 was captured in Pyinmana township and the action was taken under the Forest Law.
On 16 August, an on-duty team conducted inspections at the Kawkareik (Tadakyoe) Combined Checkpoint and nabbed construction materials worth K4.6 million and 20 baby bicycles worth K2.1 million without declaring an Import Declaration (ID) from a vehicle heading from Myawady to Yangon. The action was taken under the Customs Procedures.
In addition, a combined team led by the Bago Region Forest Department impounded a total of 5.8468 tonnes of illegal timbers worth K3,093,246 in the Bago, Toungoo and Pyay districts. The action was taken under the Forest Law.
Therefore, 13 arrests estimated at K26,078,352 were made on three consecutive days from 14 to 16 August, according to the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee. — MNA

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