1.3958 kilos of heroin seized in Lashio

1.3958 kilos of heroin
seized in Lashio

Traffickers seen together with narcotic drugs.

31 Jan- A combined team comprising members of local intelligence unit and
Myanmar Police Force, acting on information, lay in waiting near Yaykandaung 
Pagoda, Lashio, Shan State (North), and stopped and searched a white vehicle 
(1Ka/ 4917) which was on its way from Lashio to Mandalay, on 1 7 January. They
arrested Cho Min Sein (a) Pho Cho, 35, son of U Kyaw Thein of Ward 7, and Than
Zaw Win, 31, son of U Maung Win of Ward 9, Lashio, who were on the vehicle and
involved in drug trafficking.

Further information led to the arrest of Kyaw
Win, 31, son of U Kyaw Lwin, and Ma Khaung Nu, 30, daughter of U San Maung of
Maunghan Village, Mohnyin Township, Ma Saung Naw, 42, daughter of U Daung Zaung
of Hopang, Ma Thein Nwe (a) Ma Tin Tin Hla, 40, daughter of U Maung Ko of Ward
7, Lashio and Tin Than Oo, 42, son of U Hlaing of Mandalay, together with 1.3958
kilos of heroin hidden in 88 soap cases, at the house of Ma Than Than Oo,
daughter of U Mya Hmwe of Ward 1, Lashio. Action is being taken against the
culprits according law.