87 suspected drug offenders arrested over 6-day operation

87 suspected drug offenders arrested over 6-day operation

One of those arrested is a 60-year-old suspected drug trafficker who was caught with 2.15g of ‘Ice’ and about 82.8g of heroin along North Bridge Road.

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SINGAPORE: A total of 87 suspected drug offenders were arrested after a 6-day islandwide operation, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said in a news release on Monday (Oct 26).

CNB also said drugs including about 321.44g of heroin, 77.31g of ‘Ice’, 5.1g of cannabis, 10 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 60 Erimin-5 tablets and 5.25g of ketamine, were seized during the operation, which took place from Oct 19 to the morning of Oct 25.

In one of the stings, CNB said its officers observed two drug abusers visiting the home of a 60-year-old suspected trafficker along North Bridge Road. A raid of the unit recovered about 2.15g of ‘Ice’, 82.8g of heroin and some drug paraphernalia.

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An improvised drug-smoking apparatus. (Photo: CNB)

The operation was supported by officers from the Singapore Police Force and the areas covered included West Coast, Boon Lay, Bukit Batok, Jurong West, Ghim Moh Road, Marsiling, Lower Delta Road, Canberra Road, Balestier, Bishan and Toa Payoh.

Investigations into all the suspects are ongoing.

Source: CNA/xk