12 Arrested for Suspected Drug-Related Activities

05 Aug 2021

In the latest drug bust by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers on 3 and 4 August 2021, nine Singaporean males, aged between 21 and 29, and three females (comprising two Singaporean female aged 27 and 30, and a Malaysian female aged 21) were arrested for suspected drug-related activities. A total of about 624g of ‘Ice’, 2,375g of cannabis, 53g of ketamine, 413 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and fragments, 602 Erimin-5 tablets, 226 LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) stamps, 161g of substances believed to be controlled drugs, and 116 bottles containing liquid believed to be laced with controlled drugs were seized during the operation that took place in multiple locations in Singapore. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth more than $152,000.

Arrests of 03 suspected drug offenders in the vicinity of Serangoon Road, Braddell Hill and Jalan Ampas

2.         In the evening of 3 August, CNB officers arrested a 21-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of Serangoon Road, and a total of about 7g of ‘Ice’, 24g of cannabis and four ‘Ecstasy’ tablets were seized from him. In the same evening, CNB officers also arrested a 29-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of Braddell Hill, and about 100g of cannabis was seized in his vicinity. A separate party of CNB officers also arrested a 25-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of Jalan Ampas, and about 5g of ketamine was seized from him. 
 
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Controlled drugs, found in a white plastic bag, seized from a 21-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of Serangoon Road in a CNB operation on 3 August 2021.

Arrests of 05 suspected drug offenders in the vicinity of Boon Teck Road

3.     In another operation, CNB officers arrested two Singaporean females, aged 27 and 30, and a 26-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of Boon Teck Road. A search was conducted, and about 2g of ketamine and two bottles containing liquid believed to be laced with controlled drugs were seized from the 30-year-old female. 

4.         The three suspected drug offenders were brought to their hideout in the same vicinity, where a 24-year-old Singaporean male and 21-year-old Malaysian female were arrested therein for suspected drug activities as well. 

Arrests of 02 suspected drug traffickers in the vicinity of Bedok North Road

5.         In the same evening of 3 August, a separate party of CNB officers intercepted a vehicle in the vicinity of Bedok North Road, and two Singaporean males, aged 21 and 22, were arrested for suspected drug trafficking activities. A search of the vehicle was conducted, and a total of about 612g of ‘Ice’, 2,251g of cannabis, 45g of ketamine, 337 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and fragments, 544 Erimin-5 tablets, 226 LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) stamps, 161g of substances believed to be controlled drugs, and 114 bottles containing liquid believed to be laced with controlled drugs were recovered from the vehicle.

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Photo 3 (CNB): Bottles containing liquid believed to be laced with controlled drugs recovered from a vehicle intercepted in the vicinity of Bedok North Road in a CNB operation on 3 August 2021.

Arrests of 02 suspected drug offenders in the vicinity of Whampoa and Bedok South Ave 2

6.         Later in the evening, CNB officers also raided a unit in the vicinity of Whampoa, and arrested a 26-year-old Singaporean male therein. A search was conducted, and a total of about 5g of ‘Ice’, 1g of ketamine, 72 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, and 58 Erimin-5 tablets were recovered from the residential unit. In the early morning of 4 August, CNB officers also raided a unit in the vicinity of Bedok South Ave 2, and arrested a 27-year-old Singaporean male therein.

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Photo 4 (CNB): Some of the controlled drugs seized in a CNB operation that took place in multiple locations in Singapore on 3 and 4 August 2021.
 
7.         Investigations into the drug activities of all suspects are ongoing. This is CNB’s second anti-drug operation targeted at drug syndicates in a week – eight suspected drug offenders were previously arrested on 27 July 2021, which saw the total seizure of close to $749,000 worth of controlled drugs. The total amount of ‘Ice’ and cannabis seized from both the 27 July, and 3 and 4 August operations are sufficient to feed the addiction of more than 2,150 abusers for a week. CNB will continue with our targeted operations against drug syndicates to prevent drugs from flowing into the streets.


CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU

5 August 2021