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26 Y.O DRUG SUSPECT ARMED WITH KNIFE, INJURES 4 CNB OFFICERS DURING RAID @ PETIR RD

A 26-year-old Singaporean male drug suspect injured 4 Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers during a drug raid at Petir Road.

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The incident happened on 20 October at about 4.50am, at a residential unit along Petir Road, following a tip-off to CNB.

The suspect had purportedly armed himself with a knife and resisted his arrest by putting up a struggle, as he injured 4 CNB officers in the process.

The injured CNB officers continued to subdue the suspect despite being injured, and three of them were conveyed to the hospital for treatment.

The 4th officer wasn’t sent to the hospital as he suffered minor injuries.

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Among the items seized at the scene include a knife and suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia.

The 26-year-old was arrested for allegedly voluntarily causing hurt to deter a public servant in the discharge of his duty, suspected consumption of controlled drugs, and possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

He is set to be charged in court today (21 October) for injuring the CNB officers, and at the time of writing, police investigations are ongoing.

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