205 kilos of Ephedrine
powder seized in Mandalay
Drug traffickers seen together with seized
Ephedrine powder weighing 180 kilos
15 Feb – A combined team comprising members of local intelligence unit and
Myanmar Police Force, acting on information, searched the house at Nagyi-2/67 on
62nd Street between Swedaw and Thataphi Streets, Myothit Nagyi Ward,
Chanmyathazi Township, on 21 January.
They seized owner of the house U Do Kham’s son
Thong Hsong Pyong, U Um Za Dal’s son Khote Hlyan Mon of Panlong Ward 9, Kalay, U
Ciin Lyan Thang’s son Ciin Do Mon (a) Hla Aung of Panglong Ward 8, Kalay, U Soe
Win’s son Htoo Min Win of Aungmyethazan, Mandalay and U Nan Lyan Phon’s son
Khaing Khant Pong of Myoma Ward, Tiddim, with four packets of Ephedrine powder
weighing five kilos hidden in the water tank in the compound and American-made
one .25 pistol, one magazine and six rounds of ammunition hidden in the ceiling
of the kitchen.
20 kilos of ephedrine seized at a house
on 57th Street
in Kanthaya Ward, Chanmyathazi Township, on 25 January
According to their confession, the authorities
seized five bags of Ephedrine powder weighing 180 kilos at No Hsa/15 on 8th
Kywehsekan Street in Chanmyathaya Ward, Pyigyidagun, on 23 January, and two bags
of Ephedrine powder weighing 20 kilos at No Sa Sa-3/19 on 57th Street in
Kanthaya Ward, Chanmyathazi Ward, Mandalay, on 25 January.
Action is taken against them under the
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.