Eight Persons Arrested in Joint Enforcement Blitz

02 Mar 2021

Six men and two women, aged between 29 and 74, were arrested during a joint  enforcement operation conducted by Woodlands Police Division and the Central  Narcotics Bureau in Woodlands, Sembawang and Yishun on 23 February 2021.

2.           During the operation, four men and one woman, aged between 29 and 53, were  arrested for suspected drug-related offences. Substances believed to be controlled  drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized during the operation. Investigations into the  drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing.

3.         Another two men and one woman, aged between 58 and 74, were arrested for  offences under the Remote Gambling Act. Cash amounting to $392, four mobile  phones, one laptop and other gambling paraphernalia were seized during the  operation. In addition, two F&B outlets were also found to have provided public  entertainment and are being investigated for possible breach of safe management  measures under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations  2020. 

4.        Under the Remote Gambling Act 2014, any person who provides unlawful  remote gambling services for another shall be liable on conviction to a fine of not less  than $20,000 and not more than $200,000, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding  five years, or both. Under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order)  Regulations 2020, offenders may be jailed for up to six months, fined up to $10,000,  or both. Investigations are ongoing. 

5.            The Police take a serious view of anyone involved in criminal activities and will  continue to take tough enforcement action against those found breaking the law. 

Scene photo from the joint enforcement blitz 

Scene photo from the joint enforcement blitz

Case exhibits seized

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2 MARCH 2021 @ 9.30 PM