Man, 23, in possession of contraband cigarettes nabbed during police operation in Geylang

A police operation was conducted in the vicinity of Geylang Lorong 10 on Monday (June 5). ST VIDEO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - A 23-year-old man was nabbed on Monday (June 5) night during a police operation in the vicinity of Geylang Lorong 10.

He was arrested for customs-related offences and referred to Singapore Customs, a police spokesman said in response to queries.

The Straits Times understand that the suspect, a foreigner, was in possession of contraband cigarettes.

When ST visited the scene at around 10.25pm on Monday, a police car was parked near a coffee shop along the street.

Officers were seen overturning dustbins and appeared to be searching for something.