In a 4-day island-wide operation carried out by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) from 11 September to the morning of 15 September 2017, a total of 81 drug offenders were arrested, and about 69g of ‘Ice’, 56g of heroin, 59g of cannabis, 127 Erimin-5
tablets and 10 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets were seized.
The operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force, and some of the areas covered included Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Bukit Batok, Hougang, Marine Parade, Sembawang, Sengkang, Woodlands and Yio Chu Kang.
Heroin & ‘Ice’ traffickers arrested in Sembawang
In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, on 13 September 2017, two suspected drug traffickers – a 47-year-old male and a 49-year-old female, both Singaporeans – were arrested in the vicinity of Sembawang Drive. A small amount of heroin and
‘Ice’ were recovered from the male and about 50g of heroin was recovered from the female. A search of their hideout in the same vicinity led to the seizure of a small amount of ‘Ice’ and a bottle of methadone.
Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
15 SEPTEMBER 2017
Photo-1: Some of the cannabis seized during CNB’s 4-day island-wide operation from 11 to 15 September 2017.
Photo-2: CNB officers escorting an arrested drug suspect, during CNB’s 4-day island-wide operation from 11 to 15 September 2017.