The Central Narcotics Bureau carried out a seven-day island-wide operation - from the morning of 30 March to the morning of 6 April 2018 – which saw the arrest of 91 suspected drug offenders. About 434g of cannabis, 335g of heroin, 54g of ‘Ice’, 114 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 64 Erimin-5 tablets, two pieces of LSD and a ‘Yaba’ tablet were seized in this operation.
2 This latest island-wide operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force, and some of the areas covered included Bedok, Bukit Batok, Chai Chee, Clementi, Hougang, Jurong, Pasir Ris, Redhill and Tampines.
Poly-drug traffickers arrested in Pasir Ris
3 In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, in the evening of 2 April 2018, CNB officers arrested two suspected drug traffickers – a 24-year-old female and a 27-year-old male, both Singaporeans – in the vicinity of Downtown East. Six ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and two Erimin-5 tablets were recovered from the female and 97 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets were recovered from the male.
4 Investigations found that the female suspect was renting an apartment in Outram and officers proceeded to raid the rented apartment. About 315g of cannabis, 5g of ‘Ice’, 11 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and two Erimin-5 tablets were recovered from within the unit.
5 Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
6 APRIL 2018
Photo-1: Straws of heroin seized during CNB’s island-wide operation from 30 March to 6 April 2018.
Photo-2: CNB officers escorting an arrested drug suspect during CNB’s island-wide operation from 30 March to 6 April 2018.