On 6 May 2016, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) launched an operation to apprehend a suspected drug courier and a suspected drug trafficker, seizing about 5kg of cannabis and 450g of heroin. The entire haul of drugs from this operation is estimated
to be worth more than S$196,000.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
6 MAY 2016
Photo 1: Drugs seized in CNB operation on 6 May 2016.
Photo 2: Trailer which drugs were recovered from in CNB operation on 6 May 2016.
Photo 3: Cash recovered from within trailer cabin in CNB operation on 6 May 2016.
 1000g of cannabis is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 143 cannabis abusers for a week.
 This is estimated using a typical purity level of 4%, based on drug seizures in recent years. The number of straws that are actually made may vary according to the purity level of the heroin used in the straws.