$56,000 worth of drugs seized, 70 arrested in 5-day operation

$56,000 worth of drugs seized, 70 arrested in 5-day operation
PHOTO: Central Narcotics Bureau

SINGAPORE - 70 suspected drug offenders were arrested following a five-day island-wide drug operation by the Central Narcotics Bureau.

Between Nov 8 and Nov 13 this year, over $56,000 of drugs were seized, including about 735g of heroin, 110 g of cannabis and 6g of 'Ice'.

The operation was carried out in areas such as Ang Mo Kio, Woodlands, Jurong West, Marsiling, Boon Lay, Lower Delta, Dover, Yishun, Bedok and Redhill.

In one of the cases during the operation, police officers arrested a 43-year-old Singaporean man at Marsiling Road. Several individually packed packets of heroin weighing about 689g in total were found. Officers also arrested four other suspected drug offenders in the vicinity.

Investigations are ongoing.


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