1.28 kilos of heroin from three
foreigners seized in Muse
29 April-A combined team comprising members of local intelligence unit,
Anti-Drug Squad and Customs Department, acting on information, searched buses at
Namhoi Village in Muse Township on 21 April.
In searching a bus with number Tha/6071, which
left Kyukok-Pangsaing for Muse, and three foreigner passengers Lan Shin Hway,
Phon Sein Yon and Yon Htin Chant on board the team members seized 73 blocks of
heroin weighing 0.73 kilos on Lan Shin Hway.
According to their confession, Phon Sein Yon
and Yon Htin Chant carried heroin blocks swallowed in their stomachs. At Muse
Township Hospital, the authorities got Phon Sein Yon and Yon Thin Chant checked.
The authorities found 19 blocks of heroin weighing 0.19 kilos in the abdomen of
Phon Sein Yon and 36 blocks weighing 0.36 kilos in Yon Htin Chant. The seized
heroin blocks were packed as one-inch block with thin plastic and tapes. The
combined team seized 128 blocks of heroin weighing 1.28 kilos, 335 yuans, one
cellular phone used in the other country, citizenship cards and travel documents
used in border areas from them. Action is being taken against them under the
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances law.