4 men arrested after more than 10kg of controlled drugs worth over $1 million seized by CNB

Four men were arrested in a drug bust by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) where over $1 million dollars worth of drugs were seized.

The suspects include two Singaporean males, aged 33 and 50, and two Malaysian males, aged 24 and 30.

A total of about 7,959g of heroin, 2,159g of ‘Ice’, 423g of cannabis, 202g of ketamine, about 1,451 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and about 300 Erimin-5 tablets were seized during the operation that took place in multiple locations in Singapore on Wednesday (June 30).

Cash amounting to $1,000 was also seized.

On Wednesday morning, CNB officers intercepted a vehicle in the vicinity of Tuas South and arrested a 24-year-old Malaysian male.


Posted by CNB Drug Free SG on Thursday, July 1, 2021

In a search, 17 bundles containing about 7,858g of heroin and a bundle containing about 1,020g of 'Ice' were seized from the vehicle.

In the second phase of the operation, CNB officers arrested a 50-year-old Singaporean man along Jurong East Avenue 1.

The 50-year-old man was brought to his hideout in the same vicinity, where a search was conducted.

A total of five packets containing about 1,139g of ‘Ice’, six blocks and packets containing about 423g of cannabis, about 202g of ketamine, about 1,450 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and about 300 Erimin-5 tablets, and cash amounting to $1,000 were recovered from various locations within and in the vicinity of the residential unit.

In the same morning, a separate party of CNB officers intercepted a vehicle in Paya Lebar and arrested a 33-year-old Singaporean man and a 30-year-old Malaysian man.

A search of the vehicle was conducted, and drug paraphernalia was seized in the vehicle.

The 33-year-old man was later brought to his residence at  Toa Payoh Lorong 1, where one ‘Ecstasy’ tablet was further recovered.

Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing.

The total amount of 7,959g of heroin seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 3,790 abusers for a week, and the total amount of 2,159g of ‘Ice’ seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 1,230 abusers for a week.