Heroin, stimulant tablets seized in Nawnghkio

Heroin, stimulant tablets

seized in Nawnghkio


9 March – A combined team including members of local intelligence unit and

Myanmar Police Force, after receiving information, stopped and searched a van

with number plates 1 Kha/ 2879 driven by Aik Hsaing, son of U Aik Pu of Dalon

Village, Muse Township at check point of the entrance of Nawnghkio in Northern

Shan State on 28 February. Along with the driver in the car were Win Myint, son

of U Tha Tun Aung of Maingna Village, Waingmaw Township, and Maung Lun, son of U

Maung Me of Ohnbaung Village, Mogaung Township. The authorities seized 2.3 kilos

of heroin and 5,600 stimulant tablets hidden on the floor of the car together

with them. In connection with the case, the police station concerned filed them

under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.