Weapons, ammunitions and WY-stimulants seized at Nay Pyi Taw airport

File photos show confiscated firearms, ammunitions and stimulant tablets at the Nay Pyi Taw international airport. Photo: Ministry of Home Affairs
File photos show confiscated firearms, ammunitions and stimulant tablets at the Nay Pyi Taw international airport. Photo: Ministry of Home Affairs

Firearms, ammunitions and stimulant tablets were seized from U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San, U Zaw Win Htike and U Ye Min Swe at the Nay Pyi Taw international airport on Sunday.
While checking passengers travelling by MNA air bound for Yangon from Nay Pyi Taw at 7:13pm 12 WY stimulant tablets, ICE 1.5 gram, two Australia-made 9 mm pistols and 72 bullets, 2 magazines, 3 wireless machines, one laser block bearing the name of Phyo Ko Ko Tint San, a pass-port, one drone, a lens, 6 cameras, a watch, one Wi-Fi transmitter, 15 memory sticks, 3 mobile phones and a vehicle they drove were seized from U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San, U Zaw Win Htike and U Ye Min Swe. They were filed at the E Lar police station and the arrested were under investigation.
Police Colonel Zaw Khin Aung, head of Nay Pyi Taw Region Police Force said, “A case was filed against them. Another seizure of weapons was made again last night from Hotel Ace. The case was under investigation, evidences were not complete yet till now.”
Under their statements, the team led by Police Lt Colonel Hla Yi searched the Hotel Ace for other evidences, 2 suitcases, 5 pistols, 638 9mm bullets, 20 M-16 bullets and two magazines, 7.65 mm 136 32 Auto bullets, 10 point 22 bullets, 7 blank magazines, one M-16 hand-guard, 5 black colored pistol holsters, one bullet-proof shirt and one sniper lens in the bureau of U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San’s room, with 3 hand-bags, 2 pistols and 16 bullets seized in the room of Ye Min Swe and Zaw Min Htike. A case was filed against them at Dekkhina Myoma Police Station, said the police.
Police Colonel added, “For now, they are being investigated. For the time being, we cannot give the information in detail. Nothing was known yet as to whether they connected other organizations. It will be released only after detailed statements were taken. They will be taken legal action against, in accord with the law.” — Ko Min

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