K1.3 bln worth of illegal drugs seized in Mingaladon, Dagon Myothit (North)

Two arrestees are seen along with seized drugs and a saloon.

Illegal drugs worth over K1.3 billion were seized in Mingaladon Township and Dagon Myothit (North) Township in Yangon Region on 3 March, Myanmar Police Force stated.
A combined team of Anti-Illegal Drug Police Force seized 20,000 stimulant tablets during a search to the motorcycle driven by Thet Naing, in Chitteekon ward, Mingaladon Township. According to the investigation, the police arrested Kyaw Lwin who asked him to sell the drugs, along with the Beijing motorcar on Butar road, Chitteekon ward (2/Kha), Mingaladon, in the afternoon.
At around 3 pm on the same day, the police also seized 420,000 stimulant tablets, 76 heroin blocks (25.3 kilogrammes) from the apartment of Kyaw Lwin, on Shwesin (1) road, No. (44) ward, Dagon Myothit (North) Township. The confiscated illegal drugs (worth over K1.3 billion in total) were reportedly transported from Shan State (South) to the Maungtaw border in Rakhine State through Yangon Region. It is also reported that action is taken against the arrested suspects and the related perpetrators are still being investigated, according to the MPF. — MNA

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