Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers arrested two Singaporean men, aged 37 and 59, for suspected drug activities on 15 and 16 December 2021. A total of about 1,867g of heroin, 216g of ‘Ice’, 68 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 12 Erimin-5 tablets, with a total estimated street value of $167,000, were seized during the operation. The seizure of 1,867g of heroin can feed the addiction of about 890 abusers for a week, while 216g of ‘Ice’ is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 120 abusers for a week.
2. In the afternoon of 15 December, CNB officers raided a residential unit in the vicinity of Serangoon Avenue 4 and arrested a 37-year-old Singaporean man. About 44g of heroin and various drug paraphernalia were found and seized from the unit, and four packets containing about 1,823g of heroin were seized from a vehicle parked in the same vicinity.
Photo 1 (CNB): Some of the heroin seized from a 37-year-old Singaporean man in the vicinity of Serangoon Avenue 4 in a CNB operation on 15 December 2021.
3. In a follow-up operation conducted in the early morning of 16 December, CNB officers arrested a 59-year-old Singaporean man in the same vicinity. A total of about 216g of ‘Ice’, 68 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 12 Erimin-5 tablets were recovered from the 59-year-old man.
4. Superintendent Lim Sze Yuk, Commanding Officer of Enforcement ‘G’ Division, said:
“Illicit drugs are harmful, addictive, and can destroy lives, families and communities. This is why we have strict laws in Singapore against the trafficking, possession, consumption, and import or export of illicit drugs. CNB officers will continue to take rigorous enforcement and launch well-timed operations to keep the streets of Singapore safe from drug traffickers and syndicates.”
5. Investigations into the drug activities of all arrested suspects are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
16 December 2021