The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers arrested 93 suspected drug offenders, including 17 suspected drug traffickers, in a four-day island-wide operation from the morning of 26 February to the morning of 2 March 2018. A total of about 96g of ‘Ice’, 914g of heroin, 202g of cannabis, 20 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 2g of ketamine, 118 ‘Yaba’ (methamphetamine) tablets and 2 bottles of Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB) were seized during the operation. The seizure from the operation was estimated to be worth more than S$82,000.
2. This latest island-wide operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force, and some of the areas covered included Boon Lay, Bukit Batok, Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Joo Chiat, Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Yishun.
3. In one of the cases during the operation, on 28 February 2018, a 59-year-old Singaporean male suspected drug trafficker was arrested within his unit of residence at Wellington Circle together with a 58-year-old male suspected drug abuser. One officer had sustained facial injury as the 59-year-old had put up a violent struggle during the arrest. Another suspected drug abuser, a 46-year-old Singaporean female, was arrested when she turned up at the unit. A total of about 11g of ‘Ice’, 51g of heroin, 4 pieces of buprenorphine and cash of S$6,573 were recovered. A glass pipe was also recovered from within the unit.
4. Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
Photos 1 & 2: Drugs and glass pipe seized during CNB’s operation from 26 Feb to 2 March 2018.
Photo 3: One of the suspects arrested during CNB’s operation from 26 Feb to 2 March 2018.