SINGAPORE - A three-day anti-drugs blitz by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) has led to the arrest of 105 suspected drug offenders, while drugs worth more than $62,000 were seized.
Of the 105 suspected drug offenders, 93 suspected drug abusers and six suspected drug traffickers were arrested from an island-wide operation which started from Tuesday.
The remaining six were apprehended in a separate operation, after one of them was found with 460g of heroin and 50g of 'Ice' at the Woodlands Checkpoint.
A 24-year-old male Malaysian and four Singaporeans aged between 31 to 38 years were subsequently arrested in the follow-up operation, leading to the seizure of 80g of heroin, 20g of 'Ice', 340 Erimin-5 tablets, 64 'Ecstasy' tablets and drug smoking apparatus.
The 540g of heroin seized in the latter operation could have fed the addiction of about 250 abusers for a week, CNB said in a statement.
In all, a total of 560g of heroin, 118g of Ice', 71 'Ecstasy' tablets, 426 Erimin-5 tablets and a small amount of cannabis were seized.