$72k worth of cannabis and Ice seized, man arrested in Punggol

About 323g of Ice and 2,000g of cannabis was seized near Edgefield Plains on March 29.
About 323g of Ice and 2,000g of cannabis was seized near Edgefield Plains on March 29.PHOTO: CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
Illicit drugs in a plastic bag recovered near Edgefield Plains on March 29.
Illicit drugs in a plastic bag recovered near Edgefield Plains on March 29.PHOTO: CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU

SINGAPORE - The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) has arrested a 63-year-old Singaporean man for suspected drug activities.

The suspect was arrested on Monday (March 29) in the vicinity of Edgefield Plains in Punggol, where a bundle containing about 323g of methamphetamine, also known as Ice, and two bundles containing about 2kg of cannabis were found in a blue plastic bag.

CNB said on Tuesday that the amount of Ice seized can feed the addiction of about 184 abusers for a week, while the cannabis can feed about 285 abusers for a week.

It added that the drugs seized are estimated to be worth over $72,000 in total.

Investigations are ongoing.