Over K420 mln worth of prohibited chemical (Caffeine) captured in Ywangan township

More than one tonne of prohibited chemical (caffeine) worth over K420 million was captured in Ywangan township in Shan State (South).
Acting on a tip-off, a combined team consisting of members of the Anti-Drug Police Force stopped and searched a 12-wheel Nissan lorry travelling from Hanmyintmo to Ywangan at the Myogyi checkpoint in Ywangan township at 7 am on 21 June and seized over one tonne of prohibited chemical (caffeine) worth over K420 million.
Following interrogation, offenders admitted that the seized drugs were to be carried from Mandalay region to Shan state.
Legal action was taken against the offenders and an investigation is underway to find out the persons involved in the case. — MNA/MKKS

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