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Officials confiscate teak logs.

Supervised by the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee, action is being taken under the law against illegal trades across the country.
The combined inspection team led by Customs Department and Myanmar Police Force made inspections at the warehouse of the 81st street and 27thx28th streets in Mandalay Township on 20 May. They seized K38,666,900 worth of cosmetics, hand gel and masks, which showed no official documents. The action was taken under the Customs Law.
In addition, on the same day, the Forest Department inspection team captured 57.0962 tonnes of timbers worth K5,255,036. The action was charged under the Forest Law.
Moreover, on 22 May, the Bago Township Customs Department inspection team made inspections at the 83rd-mile 5-furlong between the Sittoung Bridge and Nyaungkhashay.
They confiscated foodstuffs (estimated value of K1,150,000), which had no official documents, from a vehicle (estimated value of K10,000,000). The action was taken under the Customs Law.
On 23 May, the Bago Region Forest Department seized K1,827,782 worth of 8.4160 tonnes of illegal timbers in Bago and Toungoo Districts, and the action was taken under the Forest Law.
Similarly, on the same day, the Forest Department inspection team confiscated K6,743,350 worth of 35.7740 tonnes of illegal timbers in Monywa and Sagaing Townships and took action under the Forest Law. They also seized an unregistered Nissan AD van car (estimated value of K1,500,000) on the same day. Police opened a case file under the Export/Import Law. Afterwards, Myanmar Police Force seized K100,000 worth of an unregistered motorbike in Ayadaw Township, and the action was taken under the Export/Import Law. They also seized K15,400,000 worth of 22 heads of cattle in Kanbalu township. The action was charged under the Animal Health and Breeding Development Law.
Therefore, on 20, 22 and 23 May, 16 arrests were made totalling an estimated value of K80,643,068, according to the Anti-Illegal Trade Steering Committee. — MNA

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