Drug trafficker gets five-year
10 May – Aungmyethazan Township Court in Mandalay passed a sentence of five-year
rigorous imprisonment on a drug trafficker on 27 January 1999.
The drug trafficker, Myo Lwin, 25, was seized
by members of special anti-drug squad of Mandalay, who acted on information, at
the corner of 28th and 30th streets in Chanayethazan Township at 4 pm on 24
April 1998 for possession of 0.00001 kilo of heroin.
The authorities. took action against Myo Lwin,
son of U Than Lwin, of Ngwesanda Street, Myawady Ward, Hopin, in accord with the
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. Law.
Similarly, two other drug traffickers were
given five-year and three-year sentences by the court to serve concurrently on
18 January 1999.
Police while on duty nabbed the two, Maung
Maung Oo, 24, and Win Myit Aung, 24, at the corner of 25th and 85th streets in
Aungmyethazan on 24 April 1998 together with 0.0005 kilo of heroin and
hypodermic needles and syringes.
The police filed a lawsuit against Maung Maung
Oo, son of U Than Myint, of Mandalay, and Win Myit Aung, son of U Moutta, in
accord with the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.