In the latest drug busts by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers on 30 June 2021, four males (comprising two Singaporean males aged 33 and 50, and two Malaysian males aged 24 and 30) were arrested for suspected drug activities. A total of about 7,959g of heroin, 2,159g of ‘Ice’, 423g of cannabis, 202g of ketamine, about 1,451 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and about 300 Erimin-5 tablets were seized during the operation that took place in multiple locations in Singapore, along with cash amounting to $1,000. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth close to $1.18 million.
2. In the morning of 30 June, CNB officers intercepted a vehicle in the vicinity of Tuas South and arrested a 24-year-old Malaysian male. A search was conducted, and a total of 17 bundles containing about 7,858g heroin and a bundle containing about 1,020g of ‘Ice’ were seized from the vehicle.
Photo 1 (CNB): About 7,858g heroin and 1,020g of ‘Ice’ seized from a vehicle in the vicinity of Tuas South in a CNB operation on 30 June 2021.
3. In the second phase of the operation, CNB officers arrested a 50-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of Jurong East Ave 1. The 50-year-old male was brought to his hideout in the same vicinity, where a search was conducted. A total of five packets containing about 1,139g of ‘Ice’, six blocks and packets containing about 423g of cannabis, about 202g of ketamine, about 1,450 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and about 300 Erimin-5 tablets, and cash amounting to $1,000 were recovered from various locations within and in the vicinity of the residential unit.
Photo 2 (CNB): Controlled drugs seized from a residential unit in the vicinity of Jurong East Ave 1 in a CNB operation on 30 June 2021.
4. Following up from the second phase of the operation in the same morning, a separate party of CNB officers intercepted a vehicle in the vicinity of Paya Lebar, and arrested a 33-year-old Singaporean male and a 30-year-old Malaysian male. A search of the vehicle was conducted, and drug paraphernalia was seized in the vehicle. The 33-year-old male was later brought to his residence in the vicinity of Toa Payoh Lorong 1, where one ‘Ecstasy’ tablet was further recovered.
Photos 3 and 4 (CNB): A vehicle intercepted in the vicinity of Paya Lebar, where a 33-year-old Singaporean male and a 30-year-old Malaysian male were arrested in a CNB operation on 30 June 2021. Drug paraphernalia was later seized in the vehicle.
5. Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. The total amount of 7,959g of heroin seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 3,790 abusers for a week, and the total amount of 2,159g of ‘Ice’ seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 1,230 abusers for a week.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
1 July 2021