CNB 4-day island-wide operation - 89 drug offenders arrested; 400g heroin seized

25 Apr 2014

The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) launched a 4-day island-wide operation, from 21 to 25 April 2014, which saw the arrest of 89 suspected drug offenders and the seizure of an assortment of drugs, including about 400g of heroin, 15g of ‘Ice’, 92g of cannabis and 37 Erimin-5 tablets. The seized drugs are estimated to be worth more than S$47,000. Officers from the Singapore Police Force had strongly supported this latest island-wide operation.

The four-day operation saw suspected drug offenders arrested in many areas, including Balestier, Bedok Reservoir, Boon Lay, Bukit Merah, Clementi, Ghim Moh, Hougang, Jalan Berseh, Jurong, Marsiling, Rochor, Tampines,Toa Payoh and Woodlands.

Heroin store raided

In one of the operations in the island-wide strike, a party of CNB officers raided a suspected heroin store in the vicinity of Upper Serangoon Road. At about 10.50pm of 22 April, CNB officers who had been conducting observation on a house in the vicinity launched a raid on the suspected “drug store”. From within a room in the house, officers arrested two male Singaporeans, 54 and 51 years of age. Officers also recovered a total of about 124g of heroin and a small amount of ‘Ice’ from within the room. The drugs seized from this raid are estimated to be worth more than S$13,000.

Investigations are currently ongoing.

CNB will maintain our vigorous enforcement actions on the ground. This latest island-wide strike reaffirms our zero-tolerance stance towards illicit drug activities.

CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
25 APRIL 2014

A suspect arrested during one of the operations.

A suspect arrested during one of the operations.

A suspect arrested during one of the operations.

A suspect arrested during one of the operations.

Last updated: 6 Jul 2017