CNB 4-Day Island-wide Operation; 88 Drug Offenders Arrested

22 Mar 2019

           The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) conducted an island-wide operation from the morning of 18 March to the morning of 22 March 2019.  This latest island-wide operation saw the arrest of 88 suspected drug offenders and the seizure of about 428g of ‘Ice’, 230g of heroin, 138g of new psychoactive substances (NPS), 61g of cannabis, 29g of ketamine, 180 Erimin-5 tablets, 107 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 60ml of methadone and four bottles of liquid suspected to contain GHB (Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate).  The estimated worth of the drugs seized was about S$74,000.

2          This island-wide operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force and some of the areas covered in this island-wide operation included Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Merah, Chai Chee, Eunos, Sembawang, Tampines and Yishun. 

Poly-drug trafficker arrested in vicinity of Jalan Loyang Besar

3          In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, on 21 March, CNB officers raided a unit at a private apartment in the vicinity of Jalan Loyang Besar.  A 22-year-old suspected drug trafficker and two suspected drug abusers aged 31 and 33 were arrested within the unit.  All three are Singaporean males.  From within the unit, a total of about 267g of ‘Ice’, 25g of ketamine, 48g of cannabis, 10g of NPS, 180 Erimin-5 tablets, 96 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and four bottles of liquid suspected to contain GHB were recovered. 

Drugs seized at Jalan Loyang Besar on 21 Mar 2019

Photo-1 (CNB): Drugs seized from unit at Jalan Loyang Besar, on 21 March 2019.


4          Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing. 



22 MARCH 2019