Stimulant tablets, arms and ammunition seized
19 Nov – A combined team comprising members of the local intelligence unit and
Myanmar Police Force nabbed 4 persons together with 1,852,000 stimulant tablets
in Lunkyaing Village, Houngleik Village tract, Tachilek Towhship, on 27 October.
Further investigation led to the search of the house of Ahsein of No 110,
Weinkaung Ward, Monghsat and seizure of 305,000 stimulant tablets on 28 October.
The authorities also seized 32 machinery parts which can produce 19 stimulant
tablets at one stroke and was buried on the hillside near Pana Village, Kyadae
Village Tract, and one Honda generator which was used in producing stimulant
tablets, one M-21 pistol, four rounds of ammunition and three single-barrel guns
in Kyadae Village on 13 November. Another five persons who took charge of
security for the production of the stimulant tablets in Pana Village were also
arrested together with three M-16 automatic rifles, one AK- 47 automatic rifle,
seven magazines, 277 rounds of ammunition and one grenade. Police Station
concerned opened a case against them under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic