A total of 103 suspected drug offenders were arrested in an islandwide operation carried out from Jun 1 to Jun 5, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said in a news release on Friday (Jun 5).
The CNB seized about 88g of heroin, 9g of ‘Ice’, and a small amount of cannabis and opium powder during the operation, it said.
The operation was supported by officers from the Singapore Police Force and covered Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Boon Lay, Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang, Geylang, Marsiling, Teck Whye and Woodlands, CNB added. Investigations against all the suspects are ongoing.
SUSPECTED HEROIN, ‘ICE’ TRAFFICKER ARRESTED
In an operation carried out on Jun 3, CNB officers arrested a 62-year-old male Singaporean in Bedok North, who is suspected of trafficking drugs. Officers recovered about 37g of heroin and 4g of ‘Ice’ from him, CNB said.
The man was brought to his residence in the vicinity of Bedok North. Officers recovered a small amount of heroin and “numerous drug paraphernalia”, including an improvised drug-smoking apparatus there, CNB added. He will be investigated for drug trafficking, said CNB.