December 13, 2017

Drug cache worth more than K305 million seized in Indaw

Drugs seized from accused traffickers. Photo: Chit Lin (Indaw)
Drugs seized from accused traffickers. Photo: Chit Lin (Indaw)

POLICE seized a cache of drugs with a street value of K 305.9 million over two days in Katha District, Sagaing Region, according to Katha District Police  Force.
Acting on a tip-off, a combined team comprising members of the local police and the anti-narcotic drug squad searched a motorcycle driven by Aye Min Aung (a) Agne Lay, 32, and Aung Kyaw Moe, (a) Moe Gyi, 27. The raid was made in Pain-Inn Village in Indaw  Township on 6 December. Police discovered 324g of heroin in 27 soap boxes with a street value of K 32.4 million and 4,500 stimulant tablets with a street value of K22.5 million.
In addition, a combined team comprising members of the Pinlebu Township Police Station and an anti-narcotic drug squad made their own discovery, intercepting two motorcycles on 5 December near Paygon Village around 10 pm seizing a total of 2,420g of heroin in 220soap boxes with a street value of K242 million and 1,800 stimulant tablets with a street value of K 9 million.
The suspects in this case are Ma Aye Mon, 30, and Ma Aye Nuan, 27, from Mangtong Township, Shan State North, Zaw Naing (a) Anaing, 19, and Nyo Hlaing, 34, from Naungpat Village, Bamauk township.— Chit Lin  (Indaw)

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