MEMBERS of police unit 24, Anti-Drug Squad situated in Lasio stopped and searched a Toyota Hilux Surf KZN 185 Station Wagonbeing driven by one Nay Win who was accompanied by Ma Phaw May. The vehicle was stopped around milepost No. 80/4 near Nawnghkio town on 26 March. The squad discovered and seized 9,750 yaba pills. Similarly, on 27 March, members of the Magwe Town local police force raided a pharmaceutical store owned by one San Myint in Magwe Township and seized 103 2ml Tramadol injection devices, 543 capsules of the same drug, 6 diazepam injections and 1,498 tablets of that drug, 433 tablets of Alprazolam and 320 tablets of Lorzazepam.
The aforementioned pharmaceutical drugs are considered narcotic and/or psychotropic substances according to a declaration from the Ministry of Health. Police have filed charges against all suspects under the Anti-Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Laws.
Myanmar Police Force