In the latest drug bust by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers on 19 January 2021, four Singaporean males, aged between 49 and 61, were arrested for suspected drug activities. A total of about 1,487g of heroin, 135g of ‘Ice’, 1,048g of cannabis, 10 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and 109 Erimin-5 tablets were seized. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth close to $141,000.
2. In the evening of 19 January, CNB officers raided a residential unit in the vicinity of Telok Blangah Drive. Forced entry was effected as the occupants had refused to heed the lawful orders of the CNB officers to open the door. Four Singaporean males, aged 49, 51, 56 and 61, were arrested therein. A search was conducted, and a total of ten packets and bundles containing about 1,487g of heroin, 15 packets containing about 135g of ‘Ice’, a bundle containing about 1,048g of cannabis, 10 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and 109 Erimin-5 tablets were recovered from various locations within and in the vicinity of the unit.
Photo 1 (CNB): A bundle containing about 1,048g of cannabis seized from a residential unit in the vicinity of Telok Blangah Drive on 19 January 2021.
Photos 2 and 3 (CNB): Plastic bag containing heroin seized from a shoe rack in the vicinity of the Telok Blangah Drive unit on 19 January 2021.
3. Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. The total amount of 1,487g of heroin seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 710 abusers for a week, and the total amount of 1,048g of cannabis seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 150 abusers for a week.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
20 January 2021