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Eight arrested by CNB for possession of synthetic cannabis

A total of eight men were arrested for the possession of about 90 grams of synthetic cannabis in an operation conducted by Central Narcotics Bureau on Wednesday (18 July), and supported by the Singapore Police Force, Singapore Civil Defence Force and the Health Sciences Authority. In a press release on Thursday (19 July), CNB stated that its officers were deployed in the vicinity …

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Six youths arrested for possessing large amount of cannabis seized in CNB operation

An 18-year-old Singaporean male was arrested by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers in the evening hours of Wednesday (11 July) for possessing about 2,906 grams of cannabis inside his backpack. In a press release on Thursday, CNB stated that another party of its officers proceeded to raid the residence of another suspected drug trafficker – a 20-year-old Singaporean male. According …

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Two Sri Lankan men sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment for possessing fraudulent UK passports

Two Sri Lankan men, Nagamany Kangatharan, aged 46 and Kandasamy Niththiyananthan, aged 27, were convicted and sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment for possessing fraudulent United Kingdom (UK) passports on Thursday (5 July). Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) stated in a press release that the men were arrested by its officers at the transit area of Changi Airport Terminal 3 in June …

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Mastercard partners with Singapore Police Force to implement new fraud-fighting device that tackles card crime

To combat fraud, Mastercard today announced its partnership with the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force to implement the Mastercard Forensic Reader (MFR) – the world’s first device to help law enforcement agencies detect payment card fraud with greater speed, accuracy and efficiency. Resembling an in-store point-of-sale terminal, the MFR aims to improve the effectiveness, timeliness and accuracy …

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Large amount of heroin and cannabis seized in CNB operations

More than S$197,000 worth of drugs were seized and a total of seven suspected drug offenders were arrested in two separate operations conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) during the night of 4 July 2018. In a press release, CNB said that on 4 July 2018, its officers were deployed in the vicinity of Raffles Boulevard to conduct observation on …

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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 …

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91 arrested in 5-day island-wide operation by Central Narcotics Bureau

91 suspected drug offenders were arrested and about 48g of ‘Ice’, 12g of heroin, 32g of cannabis, 23 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 1g of ketamine, 1g of cocaine, 55 Erimin-5 tablets and three LSD stamps were seized. The latest island-wide operation carried out by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), from the morning of 2 June to the morning of 7 June 2018. …

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