SINGAPORE - More than 2kg of cannabis and other controlled drugs were seized yesterday at Woodlands Checkpoint after a routine car check.
At 9.35am on Wednesday, an Immigration and Checkpoints Authority officer found three bundles suspected to contain cannabis in the car of a 20-year-old Malaysian.
Central Narcotics Bureau officers launched a follow-up operation to arrest a suspected accomplice. The 23-year-old Malaysian accomplice was captured near Woodlands at about 11.20am the same day.
Upon further inspection, officers found a drug haul containing 2.2kg of cannabis, 248g of heroin, 294g of Ketamine, 720 Erimin-5 tablets and 50 Ecstasy tablets in the Malaysian-registered car at Woodlands Checkpoint.
The drugs have a street value of more than $112,000.
The two men are being investigated for suspected drug trafficking. Under the Misuse of Drugs Act, those convicted of importing more than 500g of cannabis may face the death penalty.