Ephedrine powder seized in Nawnghkio

Ephedrine powder seized in



22 March-A combined squad of members of local intelligence unit and Myanmar

Police Force, acting on information, stopped and searched a Hino (3 Kha/5264)

driven by Aung Kyaing (a) Sai Ohn Kya, son of U Khon Hsit of No 3/13, Ward 12,

Region 3, Lashio, at the check point at the entrance to Nawnghkio, Shan State

(North) on 21 February, and arrested the driver and Myat Tun (a) Aik Ngaw, son

of U San Tin of Ward 1, Region1, Mongyai, who was a passenger, together with

105.2 kilos of ephedrine powder to be used in making stimulant tablets. Action

was taken against the two under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

Law by the police station concerned.