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3 people arrested in Bukit Batok for suspected drug-related activities

3 people arrested in Bukit Batok for suspected drug-related activities

Packets of Ice seized from a residential unit at Bukit Batok Street 52 on Jan 11, 2022. (Photo: CNB)

SINGAPORE: Three Singaporeans, aged between 29 and 37, were arrested on Tuesday (Jan 11) for suspected drug-related activities, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said in a news release on Wednesday.

About 423g of Ice worth S$63,000 was seized, along with S$19,100 in cash, two bottles of cough syrup and 115 tablets of prescription drugs including nitrazepam, midazolam and diazepam. 

One of the suspects, a 37-year-old man, was arrested near Bukit Batok Street 52 on Tuesday evening. One packet of Ice was recovered from him, said CNB. 

The man was later taken to his home at Bukit Batok West Avenue 4, where 110 tablets of prescription drugs and two bottles of cough syrup were found.

Ten packets of Ice were seized from a residential unit at Bukit Batok Street 52 in a raid on Jan 11, 2022. (Photo: CNB)

In a follow-up operation later that evening, officers arrested a 29-year-old man on Bukit Batok Street 52 and raided a residential unit nearby, where a 30-year-old woman was also arrested. 

Ten packets containing about 422g of Ice, various drug paraphernalia and S$19,100 in cash were found in the unit. Five tablets of prescription drugs were also recovered, CNB said. 

Investigations into the drug activities of the three suspects are ongoing. 

Source: CNA/vc(gr)

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