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More than $207,000 worth of drugs seized, 11 arrested in CNB operation

Published on Aug 23, 2013 7:38 PM

The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) arrested 11 people and seized more than $207,000 worth of drugs in an operation on Thursday.

Three of the people were arrested at a hideout at a HDB block in Toa Payoh Lorong 5. The trio consisted of a suspected drug trafficker, and two drug abusers - a 33-year old female and a 39-year old male. About 1.2kg of heroin, 1 kg of cannabis and 90g of Ice were recovered from the unit. Drug paraphernalia were also found.

A follow-up operation was then carried out and eight other drug offenders aged 21 to 45 were nabbed at a budget hotel in the Bugis area. About 450 grams of cannabis, 80 grams of heroin and other assortment of drugs and drug paraphernalia were recovered from the hotel room.

The drugs seized from this operation weighed more than 2.7kg. Investigations against all 11 arrested people are ongoing.