98 suspected drug offenders arrested in island-wide sweep

98 suspected drug offenders arrested in island-wide sweep

SINGAPORE - A total of 98 suspected drug offenders were arrested in a four-day operation launched on Aug 18 by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB).

72g of heroin, 19g of 'Ice', 56g of cannabis and five ecstasy tablets were seized from the whole operation.

Among those arrested were a group of seven youths aged between 19 and 26 years old who are believed to be involved in abusing cannabis.

Two 20-year-old men from the group are being investigated for trafficking the drug, the CNB said in a statement.

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