In an operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on 2 and 3 February 2021, three Singaporeans, comprising two males and one female aged between 28 and 34, were arrested for suspected drug activities. A total of about 5,217g of heroin, 2,226g of ‘Ice’, 1,005g of cannabis were seized during the operation that took place in multiple locations in Singapore, along with cash amounting to $5,895. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth close to $610,000.
2. In the late evening of 2 February 2021, CNB officers arrested a 34-year-old Singaporean female in the vicinity of Bukit Batok West Ave 6. The 34-year-old female was brought to her residence in the same vicinity, where a 32-year-old Singaporean male was also arrested in the same unit. A search was conducted, and a total of nine bundles containing about 4,271g of heroin, 20 bundles and packets containing about 1,961g of ‘Ice’, and a bundle containing about 1,005g of cannabis were seized. Various drug paraphernalia, 80 packets of contraband cigarettes, and cash amounting to $5,895 were also recovered from the unit. Four packets containing about 5g of ‘Ice’ were also seized from the 32-year-old Singaporean male.
Photo 1 (CNB): Controlled drugs recovered a residential unit in the vicinity of Bukit Batok West Ave 6 in a CNB operation on 2 February 2021.
Photo 2 (CNB): Packets of ‘Ice’ recovered a residential unit in the vicinity of Bukit Batok West Ave 6 in a CNB operation on 2 February 2021.
3. The 34-year-old female was later escorted to the vicinity of Bukit Batok Street 11, where two bundles containing about 946g of heroin and a bundle containing about 258g of ‘Ice’ were further recovered.
4. In the early morning of 3 February, in a follow-up operation from the earlier arrests, CNB officers arrested a 28-year-old Singaporean male at an industrial building in the vicinity of Greenwich Drive. Two packets containing about 2g of ‘Ice’ and various drug paraphernalia were seized from the 28-year-old male.
5. Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. The total amount of 5,217g of heroin that had been seized in the operation is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 2,480 abusers for a week, while the total amount of 2,226g of ‘Ice’ seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 1,272 abusers for a week.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
3 February 2021