In the early hours of 3 December 2019, in the vicinity of Bukit Batok West Avenue 5, officers from the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) arrested a 38-year-old male Singaporean suspected drug trafficker after the suspect alighted from a private hire car. Drugs including about 385g of ‘Ice’, 32g of heroin, 100 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 50 Erimin-5 tablets and a small amount of cannabis were found on the suspect. A bladed weapon was also found on the suspect. The drugs seized were estimated to be worth about S$43,000.
Photo-1 (CNB): Some of the drugs seized in CNB operation on 3 December 2019.
Photo-2 (CNB): Bladed weapon seized in CNB operation on 3 December 2019.
2 Simultaneously, another party of CNB officers arrested a 31-year-old Malaysian male suspect in the vicinity of Woodlands Circle. Cash amounting to S$5,300 was found on the 31-year-old suspect. Prior to their arrest, the 38-year-old Singaporean suspect and the 31-year-old Malaysian were spotted to have met up in a carpark in the vicinity of Teck Whye Avenue.
3 Investigations are ongoing. 385g of ‘Ice’ is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 220 abusers for a week.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
3 DECEMBER 2019