87 Arrested in CNB 4-Day Island-Wide Operation

09 Feb 2018

87 arrested in CNB 4-day island-wide operation


            A four-day island-wide operation from the morning of 5 February to the morning of 9 February was carried out by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), which saw the arrest of 87 suspected drug offenders.  About 194g of ‘Ice’, 27g of cannabis, 11g of heroin, 7g of ketamine, 180 Erimin-5 tablets, 18 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 15 ‘Yaba’ (methamphetamine) tablets and one LSD stamp were seized.


2          This latest island-wide operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force, and some of the areas covered included Ang Mo Kio, Eunos, Geylang Bahru, Hougang, Khatib, Punggol, Tampines, Toa Payoh and Yishun. 


Poly-drug trafficker arrested in Tampines


3          In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, in the late afternoon of 6 February, CNB officers arrested a 40-year-old male suspected drug trafficker and a 44-year-old male suspected drug abuser – both Singaporeans - within a unit in the vicinity of Tampines Avenue 9.  From within the unit, CNB officers recovered a total of about 13g of ‘Ice’, 5g of ketamine, 180 Erimin-5 tablets, 15 ‘Yaba’ tablets, 14 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and one LSD stamp.


4          Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing. 









Photo-1: Drug paraphernalia seized in CNB island-wide operation from 5 to 9 February 2018.

Photo for news release on 9 Feb 2018