The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) launched a 5-day island-wide operation, arresting 70 suspected drug offenders for various drug offences. The operation begun on 8 November 2015 and ended on 13 November 2015, and over $56,000 of drugs were seized, including about 735g of heroin, 110 g of cannabis and 6g of ‘Ice’.
- The operation was supported by officers from the Singapore Police Force, and spanned different parts of Singapore such as Ang Mo Kio, Woodlands, Jurong West, Marsiling, Boon Lay, Lower Delta, Dover, Yishun, Bedok and Redhill.
Suspected heroin trafficker arrested
- In one of the cases in this island-wide operation, officers arrested a 43-year-old male Singaporean at Marsiling Road, and a search of his belongings revealed several individually packed packets of heroin, weighing about 689g in total.
- Officers also arrested four other suspected drug offenders at the vicinity. Investigations into the drug activities of the five suspects in this case are ongoing.
- CNB is committed to keeping the streets of Singapore safe and drug-free. CNB will continue to mount sustained operations against drug traffickers and abusers alike, to reaffirm our stance of zero tolerance against drugs.
Photo-1: Suspects arrested during CNB’s island-wide operation.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
13 NOVEMBER 2015