In an operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on 27 August 2020, 5 Singaporeans, comprising 4 men and 1 woman aged between 26 and 50, were arrested for suspected drug activities. A total of about 550g of ‘Ice’, about 291g of heroin, and about 2kg of cannabis were seized during the operation that took place in multiple locations in Singapore. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth close to $230,000.
2. In the late evening of 27 August, CNB officers intercepted a car in the vicinity of Ang Mo Kio Ave 5, arresting two males, aged 30 and 50, in the vehicle. A bundle containing about 537g of ‘Ice’ and a torn cigarette box containing about 13g of ‘Ice’ were seized from the vehicle. The 30-year-old male was brought to his residence in the vicinity of Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, where a 26-year-old female was arrested therein. A search was conducted and three bags containing about 291g of heroin and a bundle containing about 1kg of cannabis were recovered from the unit.
Photo 1 (CNB) – A black bundle containing about 1kg of cannabis seized from a unit in the vicinity of Ang Mo Kio Ave 10.
3. In a follow-up operation, CNB officers arrested a 47-year-old male in the vicinity of Bukit Panjang Ring Road. 2 packets containing about 10g of cannabis were found in his possession. CNB officers also raided a residential unit in the same block and arrested a 42-year-old male. Prior to the arrest, the 42-year-old was believed to have discarded a package out of the unit’s window. Officers later recovered the package which contained about 965g of cannabis.
Photo 2 (CNB) – A bag containing about 965g of cannabis recovered from the ground floor of a block in the vicinity of Bukit Panjang Ring Road.
Photo 3 (CNB) – A total of about 550g of ‘Ice’, about 291g of heroin, and about 2kg of cannabis were seized from the operations in the vicinity of Ang Mo Kio Ave 5, Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, and Bukit Panjang Ring Road.
4. Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. The total amount of 550g of ‘Ice’ that had been seized in the operation is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 314 abusers for a week, while the total amount of 2kg of cannabis seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 287 abusers for a week.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
28 AUGUST 2020