Archive for the 'Border' Category


Over 700 million Kyat worth drugs seized in Maung Taw

A huge volume of illegal drugs worth Kyat of over 700 million were recently seized in Maung Taw of Arakan State, informed the police. According to Maung Taw police station, the seizure was made in different operations between 19 to 23 August from the Bangladesh bordering locality.

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Woman arrested with Yaba tablets at Maungdaw

One Bengali woman was arrested by the police on 21 January from Maungdaw, the western border town in Arakan. The police team found a huge volume of Yaba tablets from her possession, said an officer of Maungdaw police station.

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Huge volumes of Yaba tablets seized in Burma & Bangladesh

Respective authorities of Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh have seized a huge volume of Yaba tablets, said government officials.

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ALP denies arrest of Bangladeshi nationals

The ALP has denied the allegation that its personnel have arrested two Bangladeshi nationals from the border areas.

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Illegal timber trade to Bangladesh continues

Sizable volume of timber from Burma (Myanmar) to Bangladesh is being traded illegally and according to the locals of Ann in Rakhine State, those wooden logs are being sent to the neighboring country through the boats over Mrauk Oo river.

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Border measurement by Burma-Bangladesh joint team

A joint survey team representing Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh has started border measurement surveys in various boundary points. A top Bangladesh government survey officer named Brigadier General Mohammad Abul Khair led a four member survey team to arrive in Myanmar for the survey in association with Myanmar officials.

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Huge Yaba consignment seized in western Burma border

The Myanmar Border police seized 570000 stimulated Yaba tablets at Maungdaw Township in western Burma on 5 May 2015, said a police source.

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Three arrested for arsenal stealing

Three persons, including one soldier, were arrested by the authority for their involvement with a theft case in the armory belonged to an infantry battalion in northern Arakan, which is adjacent to Bangladesh, said a police source.

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Sophisticated speedboats arrive in Maungdaw for patrolling

At least two speedboats, equipped with defensive weapons, have arrived in Maungdaw, a border town of Burma, which would be used for patrolling in the western border with Bangladesh, said a defense official.

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New Inland port proposed in Maungdaw

The Rakhine state government has planned to set up a new inland port in Maungdaw, a western Burma border town, to boost trades with neighbouring Bangladesh, said the Maungdaw based border trade association.

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