In the first island-wide operation carried out in 2018, from 8 January to the morning of 12 January 2018, the Central Narcotics Bureau arrested a total of 93 suspected drug offenders. A total of about 42g of ‘Ice’, 173 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and a small amount of heroin and cannabis were seized.
The operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force and the areas covered included Balestier, Boon Lay, Buona Vista, Choa Chu Kang, Jurong, Marine Parade and Marsiling.
In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, on 9 January 2018, CNB officers arrested a 39-year-old male Singaporean suspected drug trafficker, and from within his residence, officers recovered about 20g of ‘Ice’ and an improvised drug-smoking apparatus.
Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
12 JANUARY 2018
Photo-1: CNB officers escorting an arrested drug suspect, during CNB’s 4-day island-wide operation from 8 to 12 January 2018.