Precursor chemicals used for drug production seized

Precursor chemicals used for

drug production seized


5 Sept – Members of local intelligence unit and Myanmar Police Force, acting on

information, searched near Pankham creek in Muse Township, Shan State (North)

and found ownerless nine barrels containing 450 gallons of chloroform, a barrel

containing 50 gallons of acetic anhydride, 52 empty plastic containers and 20

plastic containers containing 100 gallons of chloroform on 15 August. The case

was put under investigation and the authorities arrested owner of the seized

precursor chemicals San Tun, son of U Tin Win, of Manpein Ward in Muse together

with a numberless Pajero near Pankham Village. Action is being taken against him

under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law by the police station