Geylang sting nets 107 suspects

A week-long multi-agency operation in Geylang has led to the arrest of 46 men and 61 women.

The 107 suspects, aged between 17 and 56, were nabbed for their suspected involvement in various offences. These include vice, public gaming, drug offences, peddling of contraband cigarettes, immigration offences, and the selling of illegal sexual enhancement products.

The operation, which ended yesterday morning, covered entertainment outlets, hotels and back lanes in Geylang, the police revealed.

It was led by officers from the Bedok Division and involved the Central Narcotics Bureau, Singapore Customs, Immigration and Checkpoints Authority and the Health Sciences Authority. Police said investigations are ongoing.

Calvin Yang

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 11, 2015, with the headline 'Geylang sting nets 107 suspects'. Print Edition | Subscribe