Narcotic drugs seized
23 July – The Myitkyina District Court handed down a sentence on an drug
trafficker on 20 June 2000.
Acting on information, a combined team
comprising local intelligence unit, members of Myitkyina Anti-drug Squad and
Tatmadawmen of local regiment, at Ward 2, Hseikmu Village, Hpakant Township, at
9.30 pm on 19 March 2000, searched Ma Nan Mya, 40, daughter of U Ba Kyaw, of No
B/58, Thayagon Ward, the same village, and seize,d 407 gms of heroin kept in 24
SOUP boxes in a plastic bag in her possession.
Action was taken against her under the
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law and she was sentenced to 15
years’ imprisonment under Section 19 (A).
Likewise, a combined team comprising local
intelligence unit and members of Myanmar Police Force, acting on information,
while waiting on the road of Monshu gems land, Monshu, Shan State (South), on 3
July 2000, and searched one suspect Lauk-ae, son of U Lauk Shei, of Ponsan
Village, Monshu gems land, the same town, and seized 3,900 stimulant tablets
bearing the words “WY”.
Action was taken against him under the
Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substances Law by the Police Station concerned.