In an operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on 11 August 2020, 5 Singaporeans and 1 Malaysian, comprising 5 men and 1 woman aged between 25 and 60, were arrested for suspected drug activities. A total of about 608g of ‘Ice’, about 9g of heroin, 14,970 Erimin-5 tablets, about 2g of ketamine and 3 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets were seized. Cash amounting to $7,600 was also recovered during the operation that took place in multiple locations in Singapore. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth close to $423,000.
2. In the late evening of 11 August, CNB officers raided the hideout of a 60-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of Geylang Lorong 4, arresting the 60-year-old, a 40-year-old Malaysian male and a 49-year-old Singaporean male in the same unit. 3 packets containing about 45g of ‘Ice’ were found within and in the vicinity of the unit. A total of 33 cartons and 6 packs of contraband cigarettes were also recovered from the unit.
Photos 1 and 2 (CNB) - About 45g of ‘Ice’ recovered from a locker in a unit in the vicinity of Geylang Lorong 4.
3. In a follow-up operation, CNB officers arrested two Singaporean males, aged 25 and 35, in the car driven by the former, in the vicinity of Jalan Besar. A total of about 7g of ‘Ice’, about 9g of heroin, 1,000 Erimin-5 tablets, and 3 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets were seized from the 35-year-old, while cash amounting to $7,600 was recovered from the 25-year-old.
4. The 25-year-old was then brought back to his hideout at a hotel located in the vicinity of Beach Road, where a 27-year-old Singaporean female was also arrested therein. A total of about 556g of ‘Ice’, 13,970 Erimin-5 tablets, and about 2g of ketamine were found within the hideout.
Photo 3 (CNB) - 13,970 Erimin-5 tablets seized from a hotel located in the vicinity of Beach Road.
5. Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. The total amount of 608g of ‘Ice’ that had been seized in the operation is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 347 abusers for a week.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
12 AUGUST 2020