Opium seized in
15 Feb – A combined team comprising members of local intelligence unit and
Myanmar Police Force, acting on information, searched the bus with number plate
1Ka/4683, leaving Pinlaung for Taunggyi, at the junction of Kalaw, Aungban and
Pinlaung roads in Shan State (South) on 22 January. The team nabbed passenger
Hla Shwe, son of U Than Maung of Paukkhanic Village in Phekhon Township,
bringing together with 2.9388 kilos of opium. Action is taken against him under
the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.