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3 males arrested for suspected drug trafficking, greater than 3kg of heroin seized

SINGAPORE: Three males had been arrested for suspected drug trafficking actions on Monday (Might 3) in a Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) operation. 

A complete of about 3,200g of heroin and 1,028g of Ice had been seized throughout a number of places in Singapore, stated CNB in a information launch on Wednesday. The medicine seized had been estimated to be price near S$460,000. 

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In addition to the medicine, money amounting to S$7,837 was additionally seized. 

CNB officers intercepted a car within the neighborhood of Woodlands Avenue 8 within the early night of Might 3 and arrested a 19-year-old Singaporean man. Officers discovered about 1,720g of heroin and 1,028g of Ice hid in Chinese language tea packaging. 

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In a follow-up operation, the authorities additionally arrested a 55-year-old Singaporean man within the neighborhood of Woodlands Industrial Park E3. A complete of about 1,262g of heroin and money amounting to S$3,837 had been seized from him. 

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The 55-year-old man was taken to his residence in Bendemeer Highway, the place about 218g of heroin and S$4,000 in money had been recovered from the unit. 

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A complete of about 3,200g of heroin and 1,028g of ‘Ice’ had been seized from a CNB operation on Might 3, 2021. (Picture: Central Narcotics Bureau)

In the identical night, a separate occasion of CNB officers arrested a 32-year-old Malaysian man within the neighborhood of Woodlands Highway. 

“Investigations into the drug actions of all of the suspects are ongoing,” stated CNB. 

It added that the full quantity of three,200g of heroin seized is ample to feed the habit of about 1,520 abusers for per week, and the full quantity of 1,028g of Ice seized is sufficient to feed the habit of about 590 abusers for per week. 

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