More than $130,000 worth of drugs seized at Woodlands Checkpoint

Lorry at Woodlands Checkpoint in which the drugs were found. Cannabis and heroin seized at Woodlands Checkpoint on Dec 4 (Insert).
PHOTO: Immigration & Checkpoints Authority

Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers have uncovered a haul of drugs in a Malaysia-registered lorry at Woodlands Checkpoint on Friday, Dec 4.

ICA said its officers stopped the vehicle for routine checks at about 2.20pm that day and found a consignment of 23 pieces of pre-stressed planks.

About 1.4kg of heroin and 1kg of cannabis were found within the trailer cabin during the inspection.

The haul of drugs is estimated to be worth approximately $130,400.

The lorry's 27-year-old male Malaysian driver and the seized items were referred to the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) for further investigations.

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