Drug trafficker in Yishun nabbed along with 137 others during CNB Operation

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Photo: CNB Cannabis, ‘Ice’ and heroin seized from within a residential unit in Yishun Avenue 6
 

During an island-wide 11-day Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) operation, 138 suspected drug offenders were arrested.

Among them was a 24-year old Singaporean male staying in Yishun Avenue 6.

According to a statement released by the CNB, just from the man’s place of residence alone, they retrieved a total of about 1,045g of cannabis, 57g of ‘Ice’, 32g of heroin, 350 Erimin-5 tablets and 92 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets.

They also recovered two digital weighing scales and numerous empty plastic packets. The CNB reported that the estimated street worth of the assortment of drugs seized was more than S$20,000. They also said that 1,045g of cannabis is enough to feed the addiction of about 149 abusers for a week.

The island-wide operation by the CNB was aided by the Singapore Police Force. The areas they raided included Ang Mo Kio, Boon Lay, Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Jurong, Serangoon, Tampines, Woodlands and Yishun.

The raid was carried out from the 7th of May until the 18th of May, and a total of 1,207g of cannabis, 267g of heroin, 190g of ‘Ice’, 115g of synthetic cannabis, 3g of ketamine, 350 Erimin-5 tablets, 227 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 36 ‘Yaba’ tablets and four bottles of liquid suspected to contain GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate) were seized in this operation.

The CNB also added that operations are still ongoing.


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