Drug trafficking suspect with $11,000 worth of drugs nabbed

Drug trafficking suspect with $11,000 worth of drugs nabbed

SINGAPORE - A 54-year-old Singaporeans drug trafficking suspect was arrested in the vicinity of Jalan Besar on March 13 with 38g of heroin and $1,759 in cash on him. 

When Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers searched the man's home, they found about 68g of heroin, a small amount of Ice and Erimin-5 tablets and various drug-smoking apparatus.

In total, 106g of heroin was seized. The heroin together with the Ice and Erimin-5 tablets had a total street value of more than $11,000, said the CNB in a statement.

The suspect is being investigated for repeat drug trafficking. If convicted, he may face the enhanced penalty of a minimum of 10 years of imprisonment.

maryanns@sph.com.sg

 

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