Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers arrested five Singaporeans, comprising four men aged between 61 and 65, and a 65-year-old woman, for suspected drug trafficking activities on 5 January 2022. A total of about 932g of heroin and 5g of ‘Ice’, with a total estimated street value of $66,000, were seized during the operation. The seizure of 932g of heroin can feed the addiction of about 440 abusers for a week.
2. In the early morning of 5 January, CNB officers arrested a 61-year-old Singaporean man in the vicinity of Tampines Street 22, and 17 packets and 1 straw containing a total of 132g of heroin was recovered from him. The 61-year-old man was also escorted to his residence in the vicinity of Choa Chu Kang, where about 6g of heroin was further seized from the unit.
3. In a follow-up operation conducted in the same morning, CNB officers raided a residential unit in the vicinity of North Bridge Road, and arrested three Singaporean men aged between 63 and 65, and a 65-year-old woman, within the unit. 100 packets and 10 straws containing a total of about 794g of heroin, and a packet containing about 5g of ‘Ice’ were found in and around the unit.
Photo 1 (CNB): Packets of heroin, which were recovered from the toilet bowl in a residential unit in the vicinity of North Bridge Road, seized in a CNB operation on 5 January 2022.
Photo 2 (CNB): Coffee packets, which contained packets of heroin, recovered from the rubbish chute around a residential unit in the vicinity of North Bridge Road, seized in a CNB operation on 5 January 2022.
Photo 3 (CNB): One of the coffee packets, believed to have contained packets of heroin, seized in a CNB operation on 5 January 2022.
4. Investigations into the drug activities of all arrested suspects are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
6 January 2022