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Drug syndicate leader and runner nabbed by CNB officers in hotel with 1.1kg of 'Ice'

Published on Apr 16, 2014 7:05 PM

A drug syndicate leader and his runner were nabbed with about 1.1 kg of 'Ice' by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers during an operation on Tuesday.

The bureau said in a statement on Wednesday that the operation was targeted at a syndicate that had been actively distributing Ice - a methamphetamine - in Singapore.

The amount of Ice seized during the bust has a street value of about $165,000 and would be enough to sustain about 629 abusers for a week, said a CNB spokesman.

If convicted in court, both may face the death penalty.

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