Close to 1KG of Heroin and More Than $50K in Cash Seized in CNB Operation

06 Jul 2021

In the latest drug bust by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers on 5 July 2021, two Singaporean suspected drug offenders, comprising a 65-year-old male and a 55-year-old female, were arrested. A total of about 974g of heroin, 3g of cannabis, and 60g of suspected New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) were seized. Cash amounting to $57,929 and 330 nitrazepam tablets were also recovered during the operation. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth more than $102,000.



2.         In the afternoon of 5 July, CNB officers arrested a 65-year-old Singaporean male and a 55-year-old Singaporean female in the vicinity of Tampines Street 83. A search was conducted on the 65-year-old male, and a total of about 938g of heroin and cash amounting to $7,000 was recovered. The 65-year-old male was brought to his residence in the same vicinity, where a search was conducted in the residential unit. A total of about 36g of heroin, 2g of cannabis, 60g of suspected New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) and cash amounting to $50,929 were seized.



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Photo 1 (CNB): A total of about 974g of heroin seized in the vicinity of Tampines Street 83 in a CNB operation on 5 July 2021.

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Photo 2 (CNB): 60g of suspected New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), packaged in ‘Butterfly’ tobacco product packaging, seized from a residential unit in the vicinity of Tampines Street 83 in a CNB operation on 5 July 2021.
 

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Photo 3 (CNB): Part of the $57,929 in cash seized from a residential unit in the vicinity of Tampines Street 83 in a CNB operation on 5 July 2021.



3.        Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. The total amount of 974g of heroin seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 460 abusers for a week.




 

CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU

6 July 2021