In the latest island-wide drug enforcement operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) from the morning of 1 April to 12 April 2019, a total of 139 suspected drug offenders were arrested, and about 589g of cannabis, 83g of ‘Ice’, 26g of new psychoactive substances (NPS), 22g of heroin, 119 Erimin-5 tablets, six ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and a small amount of ketamine and cocaine were seized. The estimated worth of the drugs seized is about S$17,000.
2 This island-wide operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force and some of the areas covered included Bedok, Boon Lay, Bukit Batok, Jurong, Pasir Ris, Punggol, Telok Blangah, Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Yishun.
Poly-drug trafficker arrested
3 In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, on 2 April, CNB officers arrested four suspected drug offenders – a 31-year-old female and three males aged 34, 36 and 45, all Singaporeans – within a unit in the vicinity of Sumang Lane. A total of about 5g of ‘Ice’, 2g of heroin, a gramme of ketamine and a small amount of new psychoactive substance were recovered from within the unit. Drug paraphernalia such as a digital weighing scale and numerous empty plastic packets were also recovered.
4 Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
12 APRIL 2019
Photo-1 (CNB): One of the 139 suspected drug offenders arrested in CNB’s island-wide operation from 1 April to 12 April 2019