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3 S’POREANS ARRESTED AND ABOUT $63K WORTH OF DRUGS SEIZED BY CNB

The Central Narcotic Bureau (CNB) said in a statement on 12 January that 3 Singaporeans were arrested for alleged drug activities on 11 January.

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A total of about 423 grams of “ice” worth about $63,000 were seized by officers along with other drug paraphernalia and cash of about $19,100.

Two bottles of cough syrup and 115 tablets of prescription drugs including nitrazepam, midazolam and diazepam were also seized in the drug operation.

The enforcement operation

A 37-year-old Singaporean man was arrested in the evening of 11 January, near Bukit Batok Street 52 where a packet containing 1g of “ice was recovered.

He was escorted to his home where officers seized a further 110 tablets of prescription drugs and two bottles of cough syrup.

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Later that evening in a followup operation, a 29-year-old Singaporean man was arrested by CNB officers near Bukit Batok Street 52 as well, and a residential unit was then raided – a 30-year-old woman was therein arrested.

Officers recovered 422g of “ice”, various drug paraphernalia and cash of $19,100, along with 5 tablets of prescription drugs.

At the time of writing, police investigations are ongoing.

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