People need to cooperate with police in crime reduction during Maha Thingyan festival


Police of Mahaaungmye Township station disseminated knowledge about crime reduction in Maha Thingyan festival period to local residents at the Dhammayon in West Maha Ward in the township on Saturday.
Police Captain Than Htut of Anti-Drug Squad urged parents to look after their offspring not to use narcotic drugs. He explained that some unscrupulous persons give soft drinks mixed with stimulant drugs and hormone drugs to revelers. So, police expose drug users and sellers to take action, he said.
Police Captain Thaik Naing Tun of No 56 traffic police squad explained occurrances of traffic accident in the Maha Thingyan festival. According to the statistics of the traffic police, 94 persons were dead and 917 wounded in 360 traffic accidents across the nation during the last Maha Thingyan festival.
SIP Thet Tun Win called for prevention of trafficking in persons during the festival.
Commander of Township Police Force Police Major Khin Maung Yi said that people need to cooperate with police to enabling the people to safely enjoy Maha Thingyan festival.–Min Htet Aung (Mandalay Sub-printing House)

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