14 arrested in joint blitz for drug offences, fire safety violations

14 arrested in joint blitz for drug offences, fire safety violations

SINGAPORE - 14 people were arrested following a 16-hour joint enforcement operation by the police, Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

A statement from the three agencies said the operation began at 9.30am on Tuesday, April 21.

Officers from the three agencies conducted checks at public entertainment outlets and public housing estates in Punggol, Sengkang, Hougang, Ang Mo Kio, Yishun and Woodlands.

The various arrests were made for drug-related offences. Three public entertainment outlets were found with fire safety violations. One of the outlets was also found to have breached conditions under the Public Entertainments and Meetings Act.

Investigations are ongoing.

cynloh@sph.com.sg

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