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February 21, 2019

Marijuana seized in Ponnagyun

Acting on a tip-off, a combined team comprising officers and staff from Ponnagyun Myoma police station seized marijuana weighing 10 grams from a motorbike rider on Kin Chaung Bridge, which is the entrance to Ponnagyun Town, on 8 July, according to the Ponnagyun Myoma police station.
According to the investigation, the combined team stopped the motorbike heading for Ponnagyun town from Sittway, driven by Win Soe, 22, with Zaw Win Tun, 28, from San Pya Ward in Ponnagyun Town riding, and found black plastic bags in the latter’s hand. Zaw Win Tun tried to discard the plastic bags into the creek. When the police recovered the bags, they found marijuana weighing 10 grams and worth Ks10,000 inside them.
Police have filed charges against both suspects under Section 16(C)/21 of the Anti-Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.—Ni Ni (IPRD)


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