Singapore: CNB arrest 94 drug offenders in 3-day operation

CNB also seized about 60g of Ice, 25g of heroin, 310g of cannabis and six Ecstasy tablets during the operation.

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Representational image of heroine seized after a raid. Reuters

The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said that it has arrested 94 drug offenders in a three-day raid that ended on Thursday morning in Singapore. The authorities added that the island-wide operation was conducted in areas such as Boon Lay, Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang, Jurong, Marsiling, Sengkang, Tampines and Woodlands.

During the operation that was supported by the Singapore Police Force, CNB also seized about 60g of Ice, 25g of heroin, 310g of cannabis and six Ecstasy tablets.

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The authorities said that a 37-year-old Singaporean man, who was one of the suspects, was arrested at Jalan Kayu on Monday. The officers found about 38g of Ice and six Ecstasy tablets from the unit in which he was staying. Drug paraphernalia such as digital weighing scales, empty plastic packaging and improvised drug-smoking apparatus were also seized from his place.

Apart from these, CNB said that three suspected drug abusers, who were Singaporean women aged between 20s and 30s, were also arrested within the unit. The authorities have also arrested a 43-year-old cannabis trafficker in Seletar West, along with two suspected drug abusers.

CNB added that a small packet of cannabis was recovered from each of the drug abusers. Meanwhile, nearly 300g of cannabis was found in the suspected drug trafficker's home in Yishun Street 81.

The authorities said that the investigations of the drug activities are going on.