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Neyla Zannia

$45,000 worth of drugs seized in operation by CNB

Drugs worth about $45,000 seized in an operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) earlier this week. The bureau said that a 38-year-old Singaporean male suspected drug trafficker was arrested in the late hours of Tuesday (16 April) in the vicinity of Woodlands Street 13, however, the suspect resisted arrest violently and necessary force was effected to place him under …

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Dae Sung Construction fined $42,000 for damaging water main

A construction company was fined S$42,000 earlier on 2 April 2019 for damaging a water main located at a construction site at River Valley Green, which led to a loss of approximately 1.5 million litres of potable water, equivalent to slightly more than half the size of an Olympic swimming pool. ​​ National water agency PUB stated in a press …

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Wet and warm conditions to continue in the second half of April 2019

Moderate to heavy short-duration thundery showers are expected between the late morning and afternoon on six to eight days in the second half of April 2019. Met Service stated in a press release on Wednesday (17 April) that the prevailing inter-monsoon conditions in Singapore and the surrounding region are expected to persist through May 2019. During the inter-monsoon period, Met …

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HSA suspends licences of four retailers for selling tobacco to under-aged persons

Tobacco retail licences of four errant tobacco retailers were suspended by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for selling cigarettes to persons under the Minimum Legal Age (MLA) of 19 years. HSA said in its press release on Tuesday (16 April) that the retailers were caught via HSA’s ground surveillance and enforcement activities to deter the illegal sale of tobacco products …

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Police issues advisory on scams involving fake buyers of old currency notes

17 cases of a scam involving scammers posing as interested buyers of old currency notes were reported to the Police since January 2019, with at least $44,000 cheated. According to the Singapore Police Force, the scammers would either send a friend request on Facebook or request to follow victims, who are sellers of old currency notes, on Instagram. Then after …

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Ten unlicensed massage establishments detected and two found to contravene licensing conditions during operations in April

Ten unlicensed massage establishments were detected during a series of enforcement operations conducted by the Police against massage establishments, vice and illegal gambling activities along Balestier Road, Upper Paya Lebar Road, Upper Thomson Road, Macpherson Road, Outram Road, Toa Payoh and Orchard areas from 8 to 14 April 2019. Two licenced massage establishments were also found to have contravened licensing …

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32 nabbed for illegal horse betting activities

29 men and three women, aged between 39 and 79, were arrested for their suspected involvement in illegal horse betting activities. Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department and the seven Police land divisions conducted an island-wide operation at multiple locations including Jurong West, Chai Chee and Hougang on 14 April 2019. According to the police, cash amounting to about S$12,490, …

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