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Stimulant tablets worth K32.5 bln seized in An, Shwepyitha townships

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Eight arrestees are seen along with seized stimulant pills and vehicles.

Stimulant tablets worth K32.5 billion were held in An Township and Shwepyitha Township on 5 and 6 April, according to the Myanmar Police Force.
A collaborative team consisting of security personnel searched a 6-wheel vehicle driven by Zaw Myo Thant (a) Pho Htoo accompanied by Thein Than Myint at the An (Pe Padon) combined checkpoint and found and confiscated 15 million stimulant tablets inside the garment bags, on the evening of 5 April.
According to the investigation, Kyaw Min Thein (a) Thein Shwe, Htet Wai Yan, Hla Aung Zan, Nan Aung Lin, Moe Che, and Moe Kyaw, who were in charge of the transportation of the drugs, were arrested together with a Toyota Probox car at around 11 pm in MraukU.
Their statements led to the warehouse in the ward (4), Shwepyitha Township, Yangon Region, where 10 million stimulant tablets and a Mitsubishi Canter vehicle were stored. The police seized the stimulant tablets and the car.
These drugs were reportedly transported from Yangon Region to Rakhine State. It is learned that action is taken against the related suspects under the law, and the police are investigating to identify and arrest-related suspects, according to the MPF. — MNA

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