Over 4.48m stimulant tablets seized in Lashio


4.48m stimulant tablets seized in Lashio


20 April � A combined group comprising members of local intelligence unit,

Lashio Special Anti-Drug Squad and Mandalay Special Anti-Drug Squad, acting on

information, discharged inspection duty on the road from Nawnghkio to PyinOoLwin

on 30 June 2000.


5.15 am, the authorities searched a greenblue colour Dyna light truck with

number plate Bha/5117 carrying drums of tar at Bantbwe Village. They seized

4,486,000 pink colour stimulant tablets weighing 403.74 kilos in the six drums

out of 10 drums of tar.


No 1 Police Station filed Ye Myint (a) Myo Myint, 43, son of U Haung Shin Pha of

Koungkha Village, Kutkai Township; Bauk Lan, 29, son of U Jan Maw Gan of Ward 3,

Hsenwi; Aung Par, 34, son of U De Lar who lives at the corner of 62nd and 41st

Streets in Mandalay; Twan Su Phar (a) Lauk Phar, 21, son of U Twan Kay Lu of

Tamoenye Village, Kutkai Township; and Yan Ta Yin, 45, son of U San Kyon of Ward

5 of Lashio under Sections 15/ 19 (A)/ 21 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic

Substance Law.


20 March, 2001, Lashio District Court sentenced Ye Myint (a) Myo Myint to 20

years� imprisonment under Section 19 (A) and Bauk Lan, Aung Phar, Twan Su Phar

(a) Lauk Phar and Yan Ta Yin to 20 years� each under Sections 19 (A)/ 21 of

the law.