In an operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on 31 August 2020, 5 Singaporeans, comprising 3 men and 2 women aged between 27 and 37, were arrested for suspected drug activities. A total of about 622g of cannabis, about 21g of ketamine, 22 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 17 Erimin-5 tablets and 4 pieces of LSD (lysergide) were seized, along with cash amounting to $25,950, during the operation that took place in multiple locations in Singapore. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth close to $15,000.
2. In the afternoon of 31 August, CNB officers raided the residence of a 28-year-old male in the vicinity of Anchorvale Road. A search was conducted and ten packets containing about 524g of cannabis were recovered from the unit.
Photos 1 and 2 (CNB) – Ten packets containing about 524g of cannabis seized from a unit in the vicinity of Anchorvale Road.
2. In a follow-up operation, CNB officers raided two hotel rooms located in Sentosa. In the first room, a 30-year-old male and 27-year-old female were arrested, and a total of 42g of cannabis, 1 ‘Ecstasy’ tablet, and 2 pieces of LSD (lysergide) were seized from the room. The 30-year-old male was then brought to his residence in the vicinity of Simei Street 1, where 48g of cannabis and cash amounting to $25,950 were recovered from the unit.
3. In the second room located in the same hotel, a 37-year-old male and 33-year-old female were arrested. A total of about 8g of cannabis, about 9g of ketamine, 13 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 7 Erimin-5 tablets and 2 pieces of LSD (lysergide) were seized, along with other drug paraphernalia. The 30-year-old male was later brought to his residence in the vicinity of Changi Road, where a total of about 12g of ketamine, 8 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and 10 Erimin-5 tablets were further recovered.
Photo 3 (CNB) – A total of about 8g of cannabis, about 9g of ketamine, 13 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 7 Erimin-5 tablets and 2 pieces of LSD (lysergide) were seized from a hotel room located in Sentosa.
4. Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. The total amount of 662g of cannabis seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 88 abusers for a week.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
1 SEPTEMBER 2020