Drug trafficker sentenced life

Drug trafficker sentenced


Yangon, 5 Feb –

A combined team comprising members of the Border Area Discipline Enforcement

Unit (1), acting on information, seized 1,650,000 stimulant tablets from Thai

national Phihtat Tinama at Wonpon Jetty in Mongphon, Tachilek Township, on 10

June 2001. The Tachilek Police Station took action against Phihtat Tinama, 42,

son of Naing Lone Shwe of Changmai Thailand, under Section 15/19(A)/20 (B) of

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law. He was sentenced to life

imprisonment under Section 19 (A) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic

Substances Law by the Tachelik District Court on 9 January 2002. One gold chain,

one gold pendant and one gold hand-chain were confisticated.