12 July 2013 saw the largest haul of heroin seized in a single operation thus far. About 3.7kg of heroin were seized, with a market value of S$396,000. The last single large seizure was 4.9kg of heroin on 5 Jan 2012.
In the morning of 12 July 2013, Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) launched an operation to target a known Singaporean drug trafficker.
Three men, a 38-year-old, a 31-year-old and another 30-year old, were arrested in the operation, at different locations in the eastern and central parts of Singapore. All three men are Singaporeans. Investigations are ongoing.
The total haul of drugs seized amount to about 3,770 grammes of heroin, 60 grammes of ‘Ice’, and 560 Erimin 5 tablets, with a street worth of more than S$409,000.
Director CNB Mr Ng Ser Song commended his officers, saying, “We will not rest on our laurels. CNB will continue our relentless enforcement efforts.”
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
13 JULY 2013
Photo: Heroin, ‘Ice’ and Erimin-5 seized during CNB’s operation on 12 July 2013