K41.175 billion worth of Methamphetamine, Ketamine drugs seized

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Confiscated drugs and arrestees.

A joint team of members of the Anti-Drug Police Force inspected an Alphard vehicle driven by Myint Ko, 54-year-old and Daw Mi Mi Aye (aka) Mi Mi Aye Kyaw, 62-year-old onboard and a six-wheeler vehicle named White Tipper driven by Soe Thura, 36-year-old and Min Htin, 52-year-old and Saw Myint, 59-year-old on board at the Mayanchaung Joint checkpoint on the Yangon-Mawlamyine Road, Kyaikto Township, Mon State on 10 September.
A search of the back of the Tipper vehicle turned up 52 bags with 1,000 kilos of Ice (Methamphetamine), valued at K41.175 billion, and 47 kilogrammes of Ketamine and K51.7 million were also confiscated from the Alphard vehicle. According to the investigation, Kyaw Zaw Win (aka) Thar Thar, who was involved in the drug trafficking, was arrested at Myanmar Plaza, Bahan Township, Yangon on 11 September.
The seized drugs will be transported from Kehsi Township, Shan State to Dawei Township, Taninthayi Region. From Dawei, the drugs will be transported next to Malaysia by sea, according to the investigation.
The six suspects are being charged under the Law and investigations are underway to capture the rest of the suspects, Myanmar Police Force said. — MNA

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