seized in Tachilek
30 Oct – Local police in Tachilek on 22 September seized 59,050 stimulant
tablets bearing WY letters packed in 44 plastic bags from a house in Nanhkam
Village, Monglin Village-tract, in Tachilek Township.
with the case, action was being taken against the house owner Daw Ar Ei,
daughter of U Kyalaw, under Section 15/19 (A) of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic
Heroin, raw opium
seized in Phakant
27 Oct – A combined team comprising members of local intelligence unit and
Myitkyina Special Anti-Drug Squad on 28 September seized 411 grams of heroin in
the 31 soap cans hidden at the back of the house of U Ma Khawgan in Seikmu
Village, Phakant Township.
On 30 September,
the authorities also discovered 5.715 kilos of raw opium from the house of Daw
Gaw Luywai in Seikmu Village.
with the case, Phakant Police Station filed them under the Narcotic Drugs and
Psychotropic Substances Law.
seized in Hopin, Phakant
22 Oct – A combined team comprising members of local intelligence unit and
Myanmar Police Force on 20 September seized 0.215 kilo of heroin packed in 17
soap cans from a house of Daw Ma Aye, Ward-10, Takwin Village, in Hopang,
Mohnyin Township and arrested her. In connection with the case, the authorities
also held Ma Shan Pu (a) Ma Aye Hwan, owner of the drug.
Similarly, the local authorities on 28 September searched the house of U Makhaw
Gan in Thayagon Village, Seikmu Village-tract, Phakant Township and arrested the
house owner and his wife Daw Lu Ywe together with 0.411 kilo of heroin packed in
31 soap boxes and 5.715 kilos of morphine.
Action was taken
against them under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law by the
police station concerned.
Heroin seized in
20 Oct – Acting on information, a combined team comprising members of the local
intelligence unit and Muse Anti-drug Squad searched the house of Ma Mar Ti in
Kaungmulwai Ward, Muse, on 25 August 2003. The authorities arrested Ye Win (a)
Lauk Hai, Ar Ta, Jian Yi Myint, Gao Tuan Myint, Myin Chun, and Rau Ta Chan
together with 144 blocks of heroin kept in a backpack under the bed, 273
packages of heroin weighing 774 grams, paraphernalia, Ma Jia Ma Li and Ma Ai Bi
San of He Tian, Xinjian province, China, and 2.859 kilos of heroin buried in a
garden at the back of the house.
Action is being
taken against the drug pushers under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic and
Substances Law by the Muse Police Station.
Heroin, raw opium
seized in Namhkam
6 Oct – Members of national races of No 3 Special Region, Shan State (North) on
4 September, stopped and searched suspects Phu Hua Sein and Sein Pan Kyan near
Naungmatar village, Namhkam Township – the former, son of U Phu Paung Su of Yin
Shan San Sai village, Lon San village-tract, Yin Kyan Township, China and the
latter, son of U Ywat Sein and seized them with 1.2 kilos of heroin in 20 soap
cases and 4.8 kilos of raw opium in four packets. In connection with the case,
action is taken against them under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
Law by Myanmar Police Force concerned on 7 September.
12.5 kilos of raw
3 Oct – A combined team comprising members of the local intelligence unit and
Muse Special Anti-Drug Squad, acting on information, on 26 August, stopped and
searched a motorcycle and a trailer in Myauk Ward in Muse, and seized 10 packets
weighing 12.5 kilos of raw opium wrapped in paper inside the tyre on the
with the case, action was taken against Margan, son of U Mahtaw Tan of Pan Chong
village, Muse, Tue Lwan, son of U Mway Htaw of Maw Htaung village and Htoo Gya,
son of U Aik Swan under Sections 15/19(a)/21 by Muse Police Station.