102 arrested in Geylang for vice, drug and gambling activities

A total of 102 people were arrested in Geylang during a nine-day multi-agency operation.

The police said in a statement that three of the suspects, aged between 21 and 30, were arrested for peddling contraband cigarettes.

Illegal sexual enhancement products, contraband cigarettes, cough mixtures and illegal tablets were also seized during the operation.

The total street value of the contraband items amounted to more than $17,000.

A total of 23 women aged between 19 and 45 were arrested for vice-related offences.

Another two women and 74 men, aged between 17 and 78 were arrested for various offences including drug-related offences, immigration offences, promoting public gaming, gaming in public, possession of offensive weapons, possession of scheduled weapons, and criminal force against a public servant.

Investigations against all suspects are ongoing.

Commander of Bedok Police Division, Assistant Commissioner of Police Tan Tin Wee thanked the agencies involved for their support and commended the officers for their professionalism and teamwork which led to the operation's success.v