Blue-coloured Ice worth $20,000 seized at Woodlands Checkpoint; Malaysian woman arrested

About 208g of blue-coloured Ice worth over $20,000 was discovered in a Malaysia-registered car.
About 208g of blue-coloured Ice worth over $20,000 was discovered in a Malaysia-registered car. PHOTO: ICA/CNB

SINGAPORE - A total of 208g of blue-coloured Ice was seized at the Woodlands Checkpoint on Friday (Oct 13), said the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) in a joint statement on Sunday.

The drugs, estimated to be worth more than $20,000, were being transported in a Malaysia-registered car that arrived at the checkpoint at 8pm.

A 23-year-old Malaysian woman was behind the wheel.

Upon further checks, an ICA officer discovered a bundle inside the rear passenger seat cup holder which contained the drugs.

The woman was arrested and the case handover over to CNB for further investigations.

In their statement, ICA and CNB said Singapore's borders are the first line of defence in safeguarding the country's security.

"The Home Team agencies will continue to conduct checks on passengers and vehicles at the checkpoints to prevent attempts to smuggle in undesirable persons, drugs, weapons, explosives and other contrabands," it added.