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92 suspected drug offenders arrested in island-wide sweep

A four-day island-wide operation resulted in the capture of 11 suspected drug traffickers and 81 suspected drug abusers, says the Central Narcotics Bureau. 

SINGAPORE: The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) arrested 11 suspected drug traffickers and 81 suspected drug abusers in a four-day island-wide operation from Monday (June 9). 

About 150g of heroin, 45g of 'Ice' and small quantities of cannabis, Erimin-5 and 'Ecstasy' tablets were seized from the whole operation, the CNB announced on Friday (June 13). The drugs are estimated to be worth more than S$22,000.

Raids were conducted in areas such as Bedok, Bukit Batok, Clementi, Geylang, Jurong, Tampines, and Yishun.

In Geylang, officers recovered 41g of heroin, 9g of 'Ice' and some Erimin-5 tablets. They arrested a 53-year-old male suspected trafficker, and a 33-year-old female suspected drug abuser. Both are Singaporean. 

"This latest island-wide strike is a signal to all drug offenders that CNB will continue to keep up enforcement pressure on the ground," said the CNB.

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