CNB seized cannabis and heroin in two operations within a day, four arrested

13 Feb 2014

The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) kept up the relentless enforcement efforts against drug offenders. In two different operations on 12 February 2014, CNB officers seized a total of about 500g of cannabis, 739g of heroin and some ‘Ice’. Four men were arrested in the operations. The drugs seized from the two operations are estimated to be worth more than S$101,000.

Cannabis haul in Ang Mo Kio

On 12 February 2014, CNB officers were deployed in the vicinity of Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5 to keep observation on two suspected drug traffickers. At about 4.10pm, officers spotted the first suspect, a 39-year-old male Malaysian arriving on a motorcycle and meeting up with a 33-year-old male Singaporean. Both parted ways after a short while and officers moved in swiftly to effect arrest of the two suspects.

A search of the motorcycle belonging to the 39-year-old male Malaysian recovered about 500g of cannabis from the fuel compartment. From the 33-year-old male Singaporean, officers found cash amounting to S$1,200. The 500g of cannabis seized is estimated to have a street worth of about S$16,500.

Investigations into the drug trafficking activities of both men are ongoing.

Large heroin seizure at Paya Lebar

On the same day, CNB officers were deployed in a separate operation in the vicinity of Paya Lebar Road to observe two suspected drug traffickers. At about 7.10pm, officers observed the first suspect, a 33-year-old male Singaporean, arriving on his motorcycle. The 33-year-old male proceeded to park his motorcycle near the motorcycle belonging to the second suspect, a 21-year-old male Malaysian. Both men met and parted ways shortly thereafter. Officers arrested the 33-year-old Singaporean just before he exited the carpark. Simultaneously, another party of officers placed the 21-year-old Malaysian under arrest.

Officers conducted a search of the motorcycle of the 33-year-old and recovered about 739g of heroin and 44g of ‘Ice’. Cash amounting to S$7,750 was found on the 21-year-old Malaysian. The heroin and ‘Ice’ seized in this operation are estimated to be worth more than S$84,000.

Investigations into the drug trafficking activities of both men are ongoing.

CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
13 FEBRUARY 2014

Cannabis and cash seized in a CNB operation at Ang Mo Kio on 12 Feb 2014.

Cannabis and cash seized in a CNB operation at Ang Mo Kio on 12 Feb 2014.

Heroin and cash seized in a CNB operation at Paya Lebar on 12 Feb 2014.

Heroin and cash seized in a CNB operation at Paya Lebar on 12 Feb 2014.

Last updated: 6 Jul 2017