The Police have arrested a 37-year-old man for his suspected involvement in two hit-and-run accidents and suspected drug trafficking.
2 On 6 November 2019 at about 11.30am, the Police were alerted to two hit-and-run accidents along Geylang Bahru Road and St George’s Road. Preliminary investigations revealed that the car first hit onto a taxi along Geylang Bahru Road towards Bendemeer Road, and later on, collided with another parked car at the vicinity of Blk 22 St George’s Road. The male driver abandoned the car after the second accident and fled.
3 Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from CCTV, officers from the Central Police Division and the Central Narcotics Bureau established the identity of the man and arrested him along Sing Joo Walk on 8 November. Substances suspected to be controlled drugs were found on the man and during a subsequent search at a residential unit along Sing Joo Walk.
4 The man suffered a fit during the arrest, and an ambulance was activated immediately to convey him to the Changi General Hospital. His condition has since stabilised.
5 The man was charged at Changi General Hospital on 9 November 2019 with trafficking in Class A controlled drugs.
6 Investigations are ongoing.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
9 NOVEMBER 2019 @ 9.50 PM