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November 15, 2019

Yaba worth Ks8 billion seized in Maungtaw Township

A total of 2,766,000 Yaba tablets worth Ks 8.3 billion seized in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State is seen. Photo: MNA

Rakhine State anti-narcotic police seized 2,766,000 Yaba tablets worth Ks 8,298 million near Shwe Zar Bridge, Maungtaw Township on 17 August.
Acting on a tip off, the police approached a vehicle near ShweZar Bridge, Maungtaw Township.
As they approached, the driver and the assistant of the vehicle fledinto nearby ShweZar village.The police searched the vehicle and found 55 packs, each pack containing 50,000 Yaba tablets and one pack of Yaba containing 16,000 tablets. The police seized a total of 2,766,000 Yaba tablets worth Ks 8.3 billion.
According to the police investigation, the suspects were identified as driver Ah Bu Kaw and assistant Ar Zee, who lives in MyomaTaung ward, Maungtaw town.The police are still searching for the suspects, Ah Bu Kaw and Ar Zee who managed to escape from the scene.

 

Tin Tun (IPRD)

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