From 27 March to the morning of 7 April 2017, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) carried out an 11-day island-wide operation, arresting a total of 98 suspected drug offenders. About 300g of heroin, 135g of ‘Ice’, 24g of cannabis, 33 ‘Ecstasy’
tablets, 58 Erimin-5 tablets and small amounts of LSD and ketamine, worth over S$39,000, were seized.
The operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force, and some of the areas covered included Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Merah, Clementi, Commonwealth, Geylang, Jurong West, Pasir Ris, Telok Blangah and Ubi.
Heroin & ‘Ice’ trafficker arrested in Jurong West
In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, on 28 March, CNB officers arrested a 42-year-old Singaporean male suspected drug trafficker in the vicinity of his residence in Jurong West. CNB officers raided the suspected drug trafficker’s
unit and recovered about 90g of heroin, 7g of ‘Ice’ and various drug paraphernalia.
Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
7 APRIL 2017
Photo-1: CNB officer escorting an arrested drug suspect, during CNB’s 11-day island-wide operation from 27 March to 7 April 2017.