3.6 million stimulant
tablets, opium oil seized
of local intelligence unit and Myanmar Police Force, searched a car with number
plate 1 Kha/6108 driven by Aik Aung (a) Lawlu, 31, of Region 5, Ward 7 in Lashio
and accompanied by Sai Aung (a) Keinshu, 21, of Yayayekwin Ward in Taunggyi, at
the Nawnghkio check-point in Shan State (North) on 13 July. The authorities
found 3,464,000 stimulant tablets bearing the letters “WY” in the car. On
further investigation, the authorities arrested the owner of the tablets, Than
Aung (a) Kya Chi, 31, of Thirimingala Street, Min-galaU Ward in Taunggyi
together with 136,000 stimulant tablets and 0.24995 kilo of opium oil in Lashio.
Action is being taken against the three in accord with the Narcotic Drugs and
Psychotropic Substances Law by the police station concerned.