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39 arrested for drug-related, various other criminal offences

Published on Aug 31, 2012 9:25 PM

A total of 39 people were arrested for drug-related and various other criminal offences after an 18-hour, multi-agency enforcement operation that commenced at about 11am on Thursday. The operation involved 140 officers and ended at about 5am on Friday.

A total of 284 persons were checked at public entertainment outlets and residential estates in Yishun, Ang Mo Kio, Hougang and Sengkang.

The operation was led by Ang Mo Kio Police Division and involved officers from the Central Narcotics Bureau, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Singapore Customs and Criminal Investigation Department.

Two of those arrested were in possession of contraband cigarettes, and breaches in fire safety regulations were also detected at two entertainment outlets.

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