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March 01, 2018

Yabba caches seized in Shan State, Yangon Region

Yabba pills seized by police in Lashio on 6 December.
Yabba pills seized by police in Lashio on 6 December.

POLICE have recently seized Yabba pills (synthetic amphetamine based stimulants) and cash in Lashio and Loilin in Shan State and Thakayta Township in Yangon Region.
Acting on a tip-off a combined team including members of No. 24 Anti-Drug Squad (Lashio) searched the house of Aik Tun, alias ET and found K7.9 million (US$6157.68) and seized 21,451 pills last Sunday.
The authorities found 200 pills on a suspect named Aye Min Thu, alias Sakalay while he walking along Yadana Street in Thakayta Township on Tuesday.
Police arrested Ye Myint Aung, alias Chin Ma Kite, who organised the selling of those tablets through Aye Min Thu.
The police also seized 1,090 pills that were founded on a Shwemyintmo high way bus driven by U Win Tin heading to Taunggyi from Nantsan on Tuesday.
Action was taken against all suspects involved in those cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.


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