Illegal commodities worth 36 billion Kyat seized over 3 years


Muse border crossing Photo: Mizzima

A Mobile Team that prevents illegal trading has seized illegal commodities worth 36 billion Kyat during the three years since its founding in 2012, according to its official listing.

The Mobile Team under the supervision of the committee for preventing illegal trade has been inspecting and seizing illegal commodities at borders and ports since 2012 and has been able to carry out more than 3,400 seizures of illegal commodities from 2012-13 and 2014-15.

If cases from states and regions are added together, the total illegal commodity cases are 6,299 with an estimated value of more than 36 billion kyat.

Most of the illegal commodities were seized at the Muse border trade camp.

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