A total of 92 suspected drug offenders were arrested in an island-wide operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) from 4 to 9 April 2021. In this island-wide operation, a total of about 129g of heroin, 49g of ‘Ice’, 2g of cannabis, 52g of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), 1g of ketamine, 17 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 30 Erimin-5 tablets, and eight LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) stamps were seized. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth more than $15,000. The youngest arrested in this island-wide operation is a 15-year-old Singaporean female suspected drug abuser.
2. Some of the areas covered during this island-wide operation include Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Jurong and Punggol.
4 and 5 April 2021: Arrests of three subjects in the vicinity of Ang Mo Kio Ave 4
3. In the evening of 4 April, in one of the cases in this island-wide operation, CNB officers raided a residential unit in the vicinity of Ang Mo Kio Ave 4, and arrested a 50-year-old Singaporean female and 49-year-old Singaporean male. The 50-year-old female put up a violent struggle to resist arrest and necessary force was used to subdue her. A search was conducted, and a total of about 7g of heroin, 1g of ‘Ice’ and various drug paraphernalia were seized.
4. In a follow-up operation on 5 April, CNB officers arrested a 43-year-old Singaporean female in the same vicinity. About 27g of heroin, 8g of ‘Ice’ and various drug paraphernalia were recovered from the 43-year-old female. She was brought to her vehicle, where about 75g of heroin and various drug paraphernalia were further seized.
Photo 1 (CNB): Improvised lighters and heroin seized from a 43-year-old Singaporean female’s vehicle in the vicinity of Ang Mo Kio Ave 4 during a CNB operation on 5 April 2021.
5. Investigations into the drug activities of all arrested suspects are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
9 April 2021