More than S$78,000 worth of drugs were seized in an operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) during the night of 25 June 2018. Four suspected drug offenders were arrested.
2 In the night of 25 June 2018, CNB mounted an operation and conducted observation on two suspected drug traffickers in the vicinity of Circuit Road. The suspected traffickers – a 38-year-old and a 44-year-old, both Singaporean males – were arrested by CNB officers when their vehicle came to a stop at the junction of the exit of Pan-Island Expressway leading onto Paya Lebar Road. A search of the van saw about 938g of heroin recovered.
Photo-1 (CNB): Panel van in which heroin was recovered from within, during CNB operation on 25 June 2018.
Photo-2 (CNB): Photo of interior of van. Heroin packed in two bundles and placed inside a red plastic bag, were recovered from within the van, in CNB operation on 25 June 2018.
3 A follow-up raid was conducted at the hideout of the 38-year-old male, a unit in the vicinity of Circuit Road. A total of about 48g of heroin, 90g of ‘Ice’ and a bottle containing methadone were recovered. Two suspected drug offenders, a 36-year-old female and a 48-year-old male, both Singaporeans, were also arrested within the unit.
Photo-3 (CNB): Heroin packed in small plastic sachets and empty plastic sachets, recovered from a unit in vicinity of Circuit Road, in CNB operation on 25 June 2018.
4 In the wee hours of 26 June, a further follow-up raid was conducted at the second hideout of the 38-year-old male, in the vicinity of Balam Road. From within the unit, CNB officers recovered about 5g of heroin and a small amount of ‘Ice’.
5 Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. 991g of heroin is enough to feed the addiction of about 472 abusers for a week[*].
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
26 JUNE 2018
[*] This is estimated using a typical purity level of 4%, based on drug seizures in recent years.