YOKOHAMA (Kyodo) A trading company linked to attempts to export high-tech equipment with arms applications to Myanmar is suspected of shipping several other devices with potential for making weapons of mass destruction to the country as well, police said Wednesday.

Tokyo-based Toko Boeki has been exporting to Myanmar instruments that can be converted for use in producing missiles without permission since 2006, investigators alleged. Such exports must be approved by the minister of economy, trade and industry.

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