4 arrested over illegal sale of drugs in Geylang

PHOTO: Health Sciences Authority, Central Narcotics Bureau

SINGAPORE - A seven-hour operation by the police, Health Sciences Authority (HSA) and Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) in Geylang yesterday (Dec 23) led to the arrests of four men and seizure of illegal drugs worth a total of about $40,000 in street value.

All four suspects are Singaporean men in their 20s, the HSA and CNB said in a joint statement today.

The illegal drugs seized include cough syrups, sexual enhancement drugs and prescription drugs.

The joint operation was part of the HSA's ongoing efforts to tackle the illegal sale of health products.

Anyone convicted of illegally importing, selling or supplying health products can be fined up to $10,000, jailed up to two years or both.