Narcotic drugs seized in Monyin, Phakant Townships
March-Ma Kaw Ra, 37, daughter of U Marit Tu of Nant Spein Village of Phakant Township, was
arrested in connection with possession of 225 grams of heroin, by a combined team comprising
members of Myint-kyina anti-drug squad, local battalion and Tamakhan Police Post, on 6 March.
Likewise, acting on information, a combined team
comprising members of Myintkyina anti-drug squad, Hopin Police Force and local intelligence
unit, searched the house of Thaung Shin (a) Paung Shin, 31, son of U Maung Aik of Takwin
Village, Mohnyin Township on 9 March and seized 19 packets of opium weighing 19.4 kilos,hidden
in a car owned by Maung Aik,32, son of U Maung Ni of Mingon Village, Mogaung Township and
Likewise,Action is being taken against the three according to law.