The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) seized 1.9kg of heroin in an operation on 20 Jun 2013. The drugs seized in the operation are estimated to be worth more than S$201,000.
Raid in the Marina area
On 20 Jun 2013, CNB officers were on the lookout for a suspected drug trafficker, believed to be holding on to a large heroin consignment from a drug syndicate in a neighbouring country.
CNB officers spotted the suspected drug trafficker and his two associates travelling in a car in the Marina area and arrested the three males. Heroin wrapped in bundles were recovered from the front passenger floorboard of the car, and loose heroin were also found in the side pocket of the driver’s door. The weight of the heroin found in the car was about 965 grammes.
CNB officers conducted a follow-up raid at the suspected drug trafficker’s hideout in Commonwealth area and found another stash of heroin, approximately 950 grammes, hidden in the bedroom. Drug packing paraphernalia were also found.
In total, CNB officers seized about 1.9kg of heroin worth more than S$201,000. The three Singaporean suspects’ age range from 40 to 53, and all are being investigated for drug trafficking.
CNB will continue to maintain our enforcement efforts against drug offenders in our mission to keep Singapore safe from drugs.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
21 JUNE 2013
CNB Photo 1: Heroin seized during the operation on 20 Jun 2013
CNB Photo 2: A close-up shot of heroin seized in CNB operation on 20 Jun 2013
CNB Photo 3: Heroin seized in CNB operation on 20 Jun 2013