Yangon International Airport’s Security Personnel Detected Smuggled Narcotics Bound for Malaysia
- 16 Aug 2018
Security personnel at Yangon International Airport (YIA), the largest and busiest airport in Myanmar, detected smuggled nacrotics on the evening of 14 August 2018 at Terminal 1.
In line with YIA’s multi-level security screening system where all departing baggage on international flights are checked, the airport’s in-line X-ray baggage system detected the suspicious items in the luggage of a passenger bound for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at approximately 2130 hrs.
YIA’s security team rejected the baggage immediately and reported the incident to the Airport Police.
With its trained personnel and effective equipment in place and working in cooperation with the various authorities from the police forces, YIA remains vigilant and watchful for potential contraband.