A Narco-gang carrying MMK 20.16 Billion worth of Stimulant Tablets Arrested in Lewe Township

A joint team comprising Anti-Narcotics Task Force members are beefing up the efforts to seize, prevent and subdue narcotics trafficking across the nation. As a result:

  • On 25 June, the joint team searched a ‘Light Truck’ vehicle, heading to Yay Ni from Pyinmana for drugs at Taung Sin Aye check-point in Lewe Township, Nay Pyi Taw Council Area. Under the search, they have arrested two drug-related offenders with MMK 20.16 billion worth of 13.44 million stimulant tablets.
  • According to the offenders’ confessions, authorities have arrested a group of seven other offenders who were involved in narcotics trafficking plotted to Yangon Region from Shan State. Along with them, a ‘Nissan Box’ vehicle,      a ‘Toyota Will” vehicle and a ‘Toyota Estima’ vehicle.

Legal actions are being taken against arrested offenders under the law. Further identification is ongoing to arrest other remaining drug-related offenders involved. The offenders will be brought before the court under Anti-Money Laundering Law to seize the properties of the offenders as public property, reports say.

   Sources: MWD (4.7.2024)

  • Nine drug-related offenders have been arrested with MMK 20.16 billion worth of 13.44 million stimulant tablets in Lewe Township.
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July, 2024