Republic of the Union of Myanmar Office of the President Press Release No 39/2019

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Republic of the Union of Myanmar


Office of the President


Press Release No 39/2019


8th Waning of Thadingyut, 1381 ME


(21 October 2019)


Additional statistical bulletin on drug seizures, acting on information


1. In order to prevent and eradicate the dangers of narcotic drugs and psychotropic drugs, the Office of the President has formed the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department on 26 June 2018 to systematically accept and respond to reports on drug abuses and other related cases from the general public.

2. With orders from the Office of the President, the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department relayed information on reports on drug-related offenses up to 19 October 2019 to the Ministry of Home Affairs to take action, as displayed below:

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Nature of report

Details on seizure and legal action taken

1

Information received of Win Shwe, who lives in Shaduzwut Village, Phakant Township, Kachin State, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 7 October 2019, police searched the house of Win Shwe (a) Win Swe, 53, son of U Thu Taw Lay, who lives in Shaduzwut Village, Phakant Township. Police found him accompanied by Thawdar, 38, son of U Nyi Nyi Tun, who lives in Teingauk Village, Tanai Township and arrested them together with heroin.
A case has been opened against them with NaMaSa(Kamine) MaYa(pa)12/2019 under Section 16(c) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

Acting on a tip-off, police also searched another house in the Win Shwe’s compound that is rent to Ma Htu (a) Pauk Sar Htu, 42, daughter of U Pauk Sar Yaw, and arrested her together with heroin.

A case has been opened against her with NaMaSa(Kamine) MaYa(pa)13/2019 under Section 19(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

2

Information received of Daw Khaung Hnwel (a) Nandar Hlaing, who lives in Magayanyen Village, Waingmaw Township, Kachin State, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 11 October 2019, police searched the house of Daw Khaung Hnwel (a) Nandar Hlaing, 52, daughter of U Lwan Khaung, who lives in Magayanyen Village, Waingmaw Township. Police arrested her together with heroin.

A case has been opened against her with NaMaSa (Hsadone)MaPa(pa)11/2019 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

3

Information received of Daw Thi Thi Khaing, Daw Kyin Mya and Daw Aye Sa who live in Nyaung Pin Kwin Village, Katha Township, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 6 October 2019, police searched the house of Daw Thi Thi Khaing, 37, daughter of U Kyaw Oo, who lives in Nyaung Pin Kwin Village, Katha Township, arrested her together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.
A case has been opened against her with NaMaSa (Innywa)MaYa (Pa)19/2019 under Section 19(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.
Similarly, police searched the house of Daw Kyin Mya, 32, daughter of U Thoung Aye, who lives in the same village. She absconded from her house and police found her husband, Tint Lwin, 51, son of U Aye Ko, together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against them with NaMaSa(Innywa)MaYa (Pa)20/2019 under Section 19(a) and 20(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

Police continued to search the house of Daw Aye Sa, 52, daughter of U Kywar, who lives in the same village, and arrested her and her husband, Maung Htay, 55, son of U Aye Pe together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened them with NaMaSa(Innywa) MaYa (Pa)21/2019 under Section 19(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

4

Information received of Daw Pu Cho who lives in Inngyi Village, Katha Township, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 6 October 2019, police searched the house of Daw Pu Cho (a) Wei Wei, 41, daughter of U Dingar who lives in Inngyi Village, Katha Township, and found her accompanied by Chit Min Thu, 22, son of U Si and Aung Nyein Oo, 35, son of U Kyaw Tun, who live in the same village. Police arrested them together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against them withNaMaSa(Innywa)MaYa(Pa)22/2019 under section 19(a), 20(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substance Law.

5

Information received of Phe Aung who lives in Taung Innlay Village, Kawlin Township, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 10 October 2019, police searched the house of Phe Aung, 48, son of U Tun Paw, who lives in Taung Innlay Village, Kawlin Township, arrested him together with opium.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Kawlin) MaYa(pa)61/2019 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

6

Information received of Ohn Hla who lives in Taungpon Village, Kawlin Township, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 12 October 2019, police searched the house of Ohn Hla, 50, son of U Aung Shwin, who lives in Taungpon Village, Kawlin Township, and found him accompanied by Bo Hein (a) Phoe Sar, 29, son of U Set Aung, who live in the Oakshitkon Village, Kanbalu Township.

Police arrested them together with heroin.

A case has been opened against them with MaMaSa(Kawlin)MaYa(Pa)62/2019 under section 19(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substance Law.

7

Information received of Ma Ei Khaing and Ma Than Htay who live in Pawel Village, Mawlaik Township, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 17 October 2019, police searched the house of Ma Ei Khaing (a) Tin Moe Khaing, 35, daughter of U Pwe Maung, who lives in Pawel Village, Mawlaik Township, and arrested her together with heroin.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa (Phaungpyin) MaYa(pa)161/2019 under Section 16(c) and 20(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

Similarly, on 19 October 2019, police searched the house of Ma Than Htay, 46, daughter of U Phoe Htway, who lives in the same village, and arrested her together with heroin and opium.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa(Mawlaik) MaYa(Pa)45/2019 under section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Law.

8

Information received of Hlaing Win who lives in Thangar Village, Phaungpyin Township, Sagaing Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 17 October 2019, police inspected Hlaing Win, 42, son of U Aung Tin, who lives in Thangar Village, Phaungpyin Township, on the road of Thangar Village road and arrested him together with heroin.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa(Phaungpyin)MaPa (pa)162/2019 under section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

9

Information received of Oh Ni and Mya Maung who live in Min Than
Village,Myeik Township, Taninthayi Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 6 October 2019, police searched the house of Oh Ni, 34, son of U Myint Lwin, who lives in Minthan Village, Myeik Township, and arrested him together with speciosa.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa(Myeik) MaYa(pa)209/2019 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Sub
stances Law.

Similarly, police searched the house of Mya Maung, 43, son of U Maung Shein, who lives in the same village, and arrested him together with speciosa.

A case has been opened him with MaMaSa(Myeik) MaYa(pa)210/2019 under Section 19(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

10

Information received of Daw Aye Nwe who lives in Thaechaung Village, Kyunsu Township, Yangon Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 2 October 2019, police searched the house of Daw Aye Nwe (a) Aye Aye Nwe, 37, daughter of U Aung Than, who lives in Thaechaung Village, Kyunsu Township, and arrested her together with speciosa.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa (Kyunsu) MaYa(pa)36/2019 under Section 19(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.


12

Information received of people near old Ngayantinn, Shawliwaing group, Shwetaung Ward, Mogok Township, Mandalay Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 10 October 2019, police inspected Tun Lu, 37, son of U Khin Hlaing, who lives in Thayargon Ward, near old Ngayant lake, Shawliwaing group, Mogok Township, and arrested him together with heroin.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Mogok)MaPa (pa)116/2019 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

On 14 October 2019, police inspected Byarlu, 67, son of U Ar Huu, who lives in Pantahoe Village, near old Ngayant lake, and arrested him together with heroin.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Mogok)MaPa (pa)117/2019 under Section 19(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

13

Information received of Tin Ko who lives in Akhiwin, Shwetaung Ward, Mawlamyine Township, Mon State, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 8 October 2019, police inspected a motorcycle ridden by Tin Ko, 45, son of U Tin Aung, who lives in Akhinwin, Shwetaung Ward, and Ma Eileazabet, 22, daughter of U Martoo, on the Taungyoetan road, Hlaing Ward, Mawlamyine, and arrested them together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against them with NaMaSa (Daiwunkwin)MaPa (pa)24/2019 under Section 19(a), 20(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

Acting on a tip-off, police searched Tin Ko’s house and seized some ICE.

A case has been opened against him with NaMaSa(Mupon)MaPa (pa)32/2019 under Section 19 (a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

14

Information received of Daw Mae who lives in Bo Tun Zan Ward, Dawbon Township, Yangon Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 10 October 2019, police inspected Daw Noe Noe Win, 45, daughter of U Han Maung, who lives in No 67 Ward, Dagon Seikkan Township, on the Metta road, Bo Tun Zan Ward, Dawbon Township, and arrested her together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against her with MaMaSa (Dawbon)MaPa (pa)39/2019 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

Acting on a tip-off, police searched the house of Daw Mae (a) Khin May Zin, 62, daughter of U Thein Myint, who lives in Metta road, Bo Tun Zan Ward, and arrested her and her daughter, Ma Zar Ni Lwin, 34, daughter of U Khin Nyo, together with 760 ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against them with MaMaSa (Dawbon)MaPa (pa)40/2019 under Section 19(a), 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

15

Information received of Ye Yint Kyaw who lives in Ponnagon Ward, Tamway Township, Yangon Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 12 October 2019, police searched the house of Ye Yint Kyaw, 22, son of U Aung Kyaw San, who lives in Ponnagon Ward, Tamway Township, he absconded from his house. Police arrested his wife, Ma Hnin Pwint Hlaing, 22, daughter of U Maung Myint, together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against them with MaMaSa (Innywa)MaYa (Pa)39/2019 under Section 19(a), 20(a) and 21of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

16

Information received of Tun Naing who lives in Taungni Village, Taunggyi Township, Shan State, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 19 October 2019, police searched the house of Tun Naing, 36, son of U Kalar, who lives in Taungni Village, Taunggyi Township, and arrested him together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa (Shwenyaung) MaYa(pa)66/2019 under Section 16(c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
Law.

17

Information received of Kyaw Min Thein who lives in Kyone Sein Ward, Wakema Township, Ayeyawady Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 7 October 2019, police searched the house of Kyaw Min Thein, 55, son of U Kyaw Sein, who lives in Kyone Sein Ward, Wakema Township, and arrested him together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets.

A case has been opened against him with MaMaSa(Wakema) MaYa(pa)4/2019 under Section 16(c) and 20(a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law.

18

Information received of Akyeekaung who lives in Mya Yadana Ward,
Myaungmya Township, Ayeyawady Region, distributing and selling illegal drugs.

On 11 October 2019, police inspected a motorcycle ridden by Ye Thu Htet (a) Ko Ye, 22, son of U Win Chit, who lives in Anaut Sanpya 3 street, No 3 Ward, at the A3 street Mya Yadana Ward, Myaungmya Township, and arrested him together with ‘WY’ stimulant tablets. Acting on a tip-off, this stimulant tablets were bought from Akyeekaung (a) Hein Min Lat son of U Myint Han.

A case has been opened against them with MaMaSa(Myaungmya)MaPa (pa)14/2019 under Section 19(a) and 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psy
chotropic Substances Law.


3. Out of the information sent to the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department, so far a total of 782 cases have been opened files as of 19 October 2019. A total of 1254 people, including 1,052 men and 202 women had been arrested with 7,048.9894 g of heroin, 1,341.92 g of ICE, 39,914.11 g of opium, 329.6 g of low-quality opium, 52739.27 g of speciosa powder, 7,833.19 g of speciosa, 2.5 liters of liquid speciosa, 347,081 stimulant tablets, 8,363.22 g of marijuana, 0.1 liters of opium tincture, 513.26 g of opium blocks, 60 g of poppy seeds, 29.15 g of crushed stimulant tablet powder, 0.001 g of crushed ecstasy powder, 18 firearms, different kinds of 257 cartridges and one grenade. Efforts for fighting the drug trafficking has been stepped up and the department will report on further exposed cases.

4. To seize further drugs and to arrest drugs dealers, people are urged to inform the Ministry of Home Affairs, region and state governments and to inform huge cases of drug trafficking and other suspicious cases directly to the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department of the Office of the President via following contact numbers:
Contacts
Landline No. — 067-590200

Fax Phone No. — 067-590233

Email Address — [email protected].m