18 August 2022
Under the supervision of Anti-illegal Trade Steering Committee, concerned officials have been making inspections on trade.
On the 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th of August, illegal raw chemicals, consumer goods, alcohol and cigarettes, tiles, adhesive tapes, jade jewellery, teak, hardwood and an unregistered vehicle were seized on the Yangon-Mandalay Road, on the Taunggyi- Aungban-Ywangan-Hanmyitmo Road, at the Mayanchaung Permanent Checkpoint, at the Yepu Permanent Checkpoint, in Bago and Toungoo districts and in Paungdale Township. In total, illegal items, teak and unregistered vehicle worth over 230 million Kyats were seized. Investigation is underway and legal actions have been taken in line with the laws.
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