Heroin seized in Kawthoung


Yangon, 3 March — A conbined team comprising members of local intelligence unit, Myanmar Police Force and departmental personnel, acting on information given by a duty-conscious person, waited on Shwewatun Street in Aungthukha Ward, Kawthoung, Taninthayi Division, on 23 February, searched Aung Myint, 35, son of U Kyi Han of Kawthoung and Nyunt Oo, 49, son of U Hla Nyunt.

They seized 0.258 heroin kept in eight soap boxes. Further in the investigation, the authorities combed the house of Aung Myint in Kawthoung and seized 0.025 kilo heroin kept in a soap box hidden in the room behind the house, A/99 brand two stimulant tablets and 40,000 bahts.


Action is taken against them under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotrophic Substances Law. MNA