Police seize weapons, drugs in Shan State

Seized motor vehicle and weapons.  Photo: MNA
Seized motor vehicle and weapons.  Photo: MNA

The Drug Enforcement Division and security forces in Lashio and Hsenwi townships, Shan State, arrested three people together with weapons, narcotic drugs and psychotropic drugs on 3 and 4 August. The officers found a suspected vehicle without the driver around 6:30 pm on 3 August near Oriental Toll gate on Muse-Mandalay highway road and seized 10 rifles, 40 magazines, 9 gun straps and 9 gun cases.
Upon further investigation, the police arrested Ma Mar Kaut (a) Lee Kyin (a) War War Win at her house in Hsenwi Township, and confiscated raw opium 1.6 kg, ICE 2kg, one rifle and its 7 bullets, one bullet case and one hand phone around 2 pm on 4 August. Officers also arrested Soe Htein Lin and Ma Jaw Kyee Htike (a) Shouk Yone together with one motorcar and two hand phones. The MPF has reported they have opened a case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law against the three people.—MNA (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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