Heroin seized in Tachilek
29 July – A combined team comprising members of local intelligence unit, acting
on information, intercepted a Camry with number plates (3 Kha/5095) on 2 July.
Three people in the car tried to flee without stopping it and therefore the
authorities had to open fire and arrest them. Two of the three people managed to
escape. The authorities arrested Aik Yi of Naungshan village, Kengtung Township,
with the car and 99 heroin blocks weighing totally 33 kilos kept in two bags.
Action is being taken against him by
the police station concerned under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances