Kyaw Win (Kyouk Phyu)
Narinjara, July 4:
Not led than one thousand gallon of locally made alcohol from palm fruit juice was seized from Murwin village of Klantay track under Kyauk Phyu township on Sunday.
According to the police, the alcohol put in 20 blue barrels was kept under ground by unknown owners.
“The location is around 150 yard from the sea bank, where the barrels were found. One barrel normally can cover up to 50 gallons. The total market price of the seized alcohol will be over 1800,000 Kyat,” said an official from Zin Chaung police Station.
A police team of five members led by police officer Khin Maung Win went for searching the area as they got vital inputs from their sources.The team was also accompanied by Klantay track leader U Kyaw Than with local residents U Khin Maung Htay and U Aye Ko.
Often the police make raids in different parts of Kyauk Phyu township for illegal items including the alcohol. For them it was a successful hunt, even though the owner of the alcohol is yet to be identified.