The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) carried out a sustained 11-day island-wide operation from the morning of 12 March to the morning of 23 March 2018, which saw the arrest of 122 suspected drug offenders. About 318g of ‘Ice’, 242g of cannabis, 47g of heroin, 1g of ketamine, 296 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 243 ‘Yaba’ tablets and 183 Erimin-5 tablets were seized during this latest island-wide operation.
2 The operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force, and some of the areas covered included Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Bukit Batok, Geylang, Hougang, Jurong, Sembawang, Tampines, Toa Payoh and Woodlands.
‘Ice’ trafficker arrested in Henderson
3 In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, in the evening of 12 March 2018, CNB officers arrested a 37-year-old male suspected drug trafficker and a 52-year-old male suspected drug abuser, both Singaporeans, in the vicinity of Henderson Crescent. From within the hideout of the 37-year-old suspect, officers recovered about 84g of ‘Ice’, cash of nearly S$3,220, and a wide assortment of unknown liquid substances suspected to be controlled drugs. Much of the unknown liquid substances were in neatly arranged glass bottles of various shapes and sizes. A variety of drug paraphernalia were also recovered, including various drug-smoking apparatus and utensils, digital weighing scales and a heat sealer (see photos below)
4 Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
23 MARCH 2018
Photo-1: Cabinet with numerous glass bottles containing unknown liquid substances, recovered in CNB operation at Henderson Crescent on 12 March 2018.
Photo-2: Various glass drug-smoking apparatus recovered in CNB operation at Henderson Crescent on 12 March 2018.
Photo-3: Heat sealer recovered in CNB operation at Henderson Crescent on 12 March 2018.