In the latest island-wide anti-drug enforcement operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau from the morning of 6 May to the morning of 10 May 2019, a total of 70 suspected drug offenders were arrested. Drugs consisting of about 137g of heroin, 67g of ‘Ice’, a gramme of cannabis, four ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and four Erimin-5 tablets were seized.
2 This island-wide operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force and some of the areas covered in this island-wide operation included Boon Lay, Jurong, Punggol, Redhill and Woodlands.
Poly-drug trafficker arrested
3 In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, on 7 May, CNB officers arrested a suspected drug trafficker – a 26-year-old Singaporean male – in the vicinity of Still Road. A total of about 128g of heroin, four Erimin-5 tablets, three ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and a small amount of cannabis were recovered from the suspect. A follow-up raid of the suspect’s residence in the vicinity of Woodlands Drive 72 saw the recovery of about eight grammes of heroin, seven grammes of ‘Ice’ and various drug-taking utensils.
Photo-1 (CNB): Suspected drug offenders arrested in CNB’s island-wide operation from 6 May to 10 May 2019.
4 Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
10 MAY 2019