In a video that is going viral online, Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers are seen arresting a man suspected of drug trafficking.
The incident is believed to be the same one reported on 13 May by the mainstream media. The arrest is reported to have taken place in Tampines St 86.
Nearly 1kg of cannabis and other drugs, including heroin and “ice’ were seized by the police in the raid.
According to The New Paper:
“On Friday afternoon, CNB officers spotted two drug suspects together at Tampines Street 86.
“The two suspects parted way shortly after and returned to their vehicles. Officers arrested both suspects separately, and a search was conducted on their cars.
“A block of about 980g of cannabis was recovered from the car of the first suspect, a 41-year-old Singaporean man.
“About 20g of ‘Ice’, 16g of heroin, an Erimin-5 tablet and other unknown tablets were recovered from the car of the second suspect, a 25-year-old Singaporean man.”
A 30-year old and a 41-year old men have been arrested and are assisting police with investigations.
Under Singapore’s Misuse of Drugs Act, anyone caught trafficking more than 500g of cannabis faces the mandatory death penalty.
The CNB said in a statement, “The Central Narcotics Bureau would like to remind the public that cannabis is a Class A controlled drug listed under the Misuse of Drugs Act. Unauthorised consumption, possession, trafficking, import or export of any Class A controlled drug is an offence.”
Here are the two videos of the arrest: