- A total of 88 suspected drug offenders were arrested in yet another island-wide operation carried out by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) from 25 September to the morning of 29 September 2017. A total of about 90g of heroin, 70g of ‘Ice’,
130g of cannabis, 268 Erimin-5 tablets and two ‘Ecstasy’ tablets were seized.
- The operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force, and the areas covered included Boon Lay, Bukit Merah, Chai Chee, Geylang, Hougang, Jurong, Marsiling, Tampines and Yishun.
Heroin trafficker arrested at Marsiling
- In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, on 27 September 2017, CNB officers conducted a raid at a unit in the vicinity of Marsiling Lane. A 23-year-old male Singaporean suspected drug trafficker was arrested within the unit. Officers recovered
multiple packets consisting a total of about 72g of heroin from within the unit. The haul of heroin was estimated to be worth more than S$7,500.
- Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
29 SEPTEMBER 2017
Photo-1: Heroin seized in CNB operation at Marsiling Lane on 27 September 2017, which saw the arrest of a suspected drug trafficker.
Photo-2: An ‘Ice’-smoking apparatus seized in CNB’s island-wide operation from 25 to 29 September 2017, which saw the arrest of a total of 88 suspected drug offenders.