108 suspected drug offenders arrested in 4-day islandwide raid

108 suspected drug offenders arrested in 4-day islandwide raid

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Drugs and cash seized from CNB operation at Teck Whye Lane on Oct 10. (Photo: CNB)

SINGAPORE: A total of 108 suspected drug offenders were arrested during a four-day islandwide operation by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB). 

During the operation, which started on Monday (Oct 8), more than 2.1kg of heroin, 44g of Ice, 13g of cannabis, 19 Erimin-5 and 10 ecstasy tablets, and 468g of new psychoactive substances were seized.

Among those arrested was a 63-year-old male suspected drug trafficker. 

The suspect was arrested in a unit at Teck Whye Lane, where CNB officers recovered 876g of heroin, 29g of Ice and more than S$87,000 in cash.

Before his arrest, the suspect threw a package out of the unit's window. CNB officers found nearly 1.3kg of heroin in the area where the package had landed. 

The drugs seized from the suspect were estimated to have a street value of about S$154,000, said CNB.

Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested suspects are ongoing.

Source: CNA/aa(ra)

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