Drug trafficker in Yishun among 138 nabbed in 11-day CNB operation

CNB officers ecovered an array of drugs from a suspected trafficker's home, including 1,045g of cannabis, 57 of "Ice" or methamphetamine, 32g of heroin, 350 Erimin-5 tablets and 92 "Ecstasy" tablets.
CNB officers ecovered an array of drugs from a suspected trafficker's home, including 1,045g of cannabis, 57 of "Ice" or methamphetamine, 32g of heroin, 350 Erimin-5 tablets and 92 "Ecstasy" tablets.PHOTO: CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU

SINGAPORE - A 24-year-old Singaporean man suspected of trafficking multiple drugs was arrested at his Yishun home during an operation by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on Tuesday (May 15).

The suspect lived in Yishun Avenue 6.

CNB officers arrested the suspected drug trafficker and recovered an array of drugs from his home.

These include about 1,045g of cannabis, 57 of "Ice" or methamphetamine, 32g of heroin, 350 Erimin-5 tablets and 92 "Ecstasy" tablets.

The assortment of drugs seized was estimated to be worth more than $20,000.

Two digital weighing scales and numerous empty plastic packets were also recovered.

The amount of cannabis found in his home was enough to feed the addiction of about 149 abusers for a week, CNB said.

The arrest was just one of many - CNB arrested 138 suspected drug offenders in their 11-day islandwide operation which began on May 7.

In total, about 1,207g of cannabis, 267g of heroin, 190g of "Ice", 115g of synthetic cannabis, 3g of ketamine, 350 Erimin-5 tablets, 227 "Ecstasy" tablets, 36 "Yaba" tablets and four bottles of liquid suspected to contain GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate) were seized.

The operation, which was supported by the Singapore Police Force, covered areas including Ang Mo Kio, Boon Lay, Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Jurong, Serangoon, Tampines, Woodlands and Yishun.