Heroin packed in small plastic sachets and empty plastic sachets, recovered from a unit in vicinity of Circuit Road (Source: CNB).

Heroin & ‘Ice’ seized in CNB operation on Monday night

More than S$78,000 worth of drugs were seized and four suspects were arrested in an operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) during the night of 25 June 2018.

In the night of 25 June 2018, CNB mounted an operation and conducted observation on two suspected drug traffickers in the vicinity of Circuit Road.

The suspected traffickers – a 38-year-old and a 44-year-old, both Singaporean males – were arrested by CNB officers when their vehicle came to a stop at the junction of the exit of Pan-Island Expressway leading onto Paya Lebar Road.  A search of the van saw about 938g of heroin recovered.

Panel van in which heroin was recovered from within, during CNB operation on 25 June 2018 (Source: CNB).
Photo of interior of van. Heroin packed in two bundles and placed inside a red plastic bag, were recovered from within the van (Source: CNB).

A follow-up raid was then conducted at the hideout of the 38-year-old male, a unit in the vicinity of Circuit Road.

According to the bureau, a total of about 48 grams of heroin, 90 grams of ‘Ice’ and a bottle containing methadone were recovered.  Two suspected drug offenders, a 36-year-old female and a 48-year-old male, both Singaporeans, were also arrested within the unit.

Heroin packed in small plastic sachets and empty plastic sachets, recovered from a unit in vicinity of Circuit Road, CNB said, adding that from within the unit, CNB officers recovered about 5 grams of heroin and a small amount of ‘Ice’.

According to the bureau, 991 grams of heroin is enough to feed the addiction of about 472 abusers for a week.

Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing.