About 5kg Cannabis Seized. Six Arrested.

15 Mar 2019

            Nearly 5kg of cannabis and 1kg of powdery substance suspected to contain New Psychoactive Substances were seized in an operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on 14 March 2019.  The seized drugs were estimated to be worth nearly S$50,000.  Six suspected drug offenders were arrested.

 

2          In the afternoon of 14 March, CNB officers raided a HDB unit in the vicinity of Hougang Avenue 4, and arrested a suspected trafficker, a 20-year-old male Singaporean, together with three other suspected abusers, a 28-year-old male Singaporean and two other female foreigners aged 24 and 35. Officers conducted a search of the unit and recovered a total of about 4.94kg of cannabis and about 1kg of powdery substance suspected to contain New Psychoactive Substances. A weighing scale and cash amounting to S$15,990 was also recovered.


Photo-1 (CNB): Drugs and cash seized in CNB operation on 14 March 2019.

Photo-1 (CNB): Drugs and cash seized in CNB operation on 14 March 2019.



3          Two other suspected drug abusers, a 26-year-old male foreign national and a 29-year-old Singaporean male, were arrested when they approached the unit while officers were conducting the search. 

 

4          Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing.  4.94kg of cannabis is enough to feed the addiction of about 706 abusers for a week. 

 

 

CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU

15 MARCH 2019 


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