96 drug offenders arrested in CNB 4-day island-wide operation

18 Aug 2017

The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) conducted a four-day island-wide operation from 14 August 2017 to the morning of 18 August 2017, arresting 96 suspected drug offenders and seizing a total of about 100g of heroin, 40g of ‘Ice’, 25g of cannabis and a small amount of Erimin-5 tablets.

The operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force, and some of the areas covered included Boon Lay, Bukit Batok, Bukit Merah, Geylang, Marsiling, Serangoon, Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Yishun.

Heroin trafficker arrested at Toa Payoh

In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, on 14 August, CNB officers arrested a 60-year-old male Singaporean suspected drug trafficker and a 63-year-old male Singaporean suspected drug abuser in the vicinity of Lorong 4 Toa Payoh. About 23g of heroin were recovered from the suspected drug trafficker. A follow-up search of his residence at Serangoon Avenue 4 recovered about 70g of heroin and a digital weighing scale.

Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.

CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
18 AUGUST 2017

Photo-1: CNB officers escorting suspected drug offender arrested during CNB’s four-day island-wide operation from 14 to 18 August 2017.

Photo-1: CNB officers escorting suspected drug offender arrested during CNB’s four-day island-wide operation from 14 to 18 August 2017

Photo-2: CNB officers escorting suspected drug offender arrested during CNB’s four-day island-wide operation from 14 to 18 August 2017.

Photo-2: CNB officers escorting suspected drug offender arrested during CNB’s four-day island-wide operation from 14 to 18 August 2017

Last updated: 6 Jul 2017