Stimulant tablets seized in three townships


Stimulant tablets were seized in Pa-An, Kyaukse and Muse Townships this week, according to the Police Force.
A joint team consisting of Kayin State Police Force members made inspections in Hpa-an at 5:45 pm on 3 May.
Thein Htay was found suspicious in Ward No. 9 and found 1,100 tablets of ecstasy.
At 10:30 am on the same day, a joint team consisting of members of the Anti-Drug Police Force conducted inspections at the Thanywa Joint Checkpoint, Ywangan, Hanmyintmo Road, in Kyaukse Township.
During the inspection, 4.37 kilogrammes of heroin were seized from a Canter vehicle driven by Ye Win Naing (alias) Ko Ye on the highway road.
According to the investigation, Ma Thet Thet Win, a resident of Aungthaya Ward, Chanmyathazi Township, was also found with drugs at her home at 1 pm on the same day.
At 3 pm that day, a joint team consisting of members of the Anti-Drug Police Force arrived in Muse, and 1,020 ecstasy tablets were confiscated during a search of a rented house of Ma Kyauk Kyu Shan in Swansaw Ward, Muse Township.
They were prosecuted under the Anti-Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. — MNA

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