103 suspected drug offenders arrested in 4-day island-wide raid

103 suspected drug offenders arrested in 4-day island-wide raid
A suspect arrested during one of the operations.

SINGAPORE - 103 suspected drug offenders have been arrested in a four-day island-wide operation mounted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB).

Drugs seized during the blitz, from the Jun 1 to 5, included about 88g of heroin, 9g of 'Ice', and a small amount of cannabis and opium powder.

The operation was supported by officers from the Singapore Police Force and covered areas including Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Boon Lay, Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang, Geylang, Marsiling, Teck Whye and Woodlands.

In one of the operations carried out around dawn of Jun 3, CNB officers arrested a 62-year-old Singaporean man for suspected drug trafficking in Bedok North.

Officers recovered about 37g of heroin and 4g of 'Ice' on him.

The man was brought to his residence in the same vicinity and a search recovered a small amount of heroin and numerous drug paraphernalia such as an improvised drug-smoking apparatus.

Investigations on all the suspects are ongoing.

spanaech@sph.com.sg

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