10 October 2018
499 suspects have been arrested in 316 drug related cases so far since the Drug Activity Special Complaint Department was formed in June this year.
Moreover, a combined force of the Tatmadaw and Myanmar Police Force have also carried out separate investigations on drug complaints, and arrested 409 suspects in 278 cases from 30th September to 6th October.
Among the cases, there has been 1 arrest involving foreigners. In Rakhine State, Maungtaw Tsp, along the Myanmar side of the Naf River, 2 boats containing security forces caught and inspected a boat located near the north of U Saw Hla island where they arrested 1 man from TaYetOath Village-tract in Maungtaw Township and 2 Bangladeshi citizens together with 28,500 stimulant tablets.
The public 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.
Phone — 067-590200
Fax — 067-590233
Email — [email protected]