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Five men and one woman were arrested for suspected drug activities during an enforcement operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on Tuesday (Aug 11).
According to a CNB statement, five of the suspects are Singaporeans and one is Malaysian. They are aged between 25 and 60.
A total of about 608g of 'Ice', about 9g of heroin, 14,970 Erimin-5 tablets, about 2g of ketamine and three 'Ecstasy' tablets were seized.
"Cash amounting to $7,600 was also recovered during the operation that took place in multiple locations in Singapore," said the CNB.
The drugs seized are estimated to be worth close to $423,000.
On late Tuesday evening, CNB officers raided the hideout of a 60-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of Geylang Lorong 4.
He was arrested along with a 40-year-old Malaysian man and a 49-year-old Singaporean man in the same unit.
Three packets containing around 45g of 'Ice' were found within and in the vicinity of the unit. A total of 33 cartons and 6 packs of contraband cigarettes were also recovered from the unit.
In a follow-up operation, CNB officers arrested two Singaporean men, aged 25 and 35, in the car driven by the former, in the vicinity of Jalan Besar.
A total of about 7g of 'Ice', about 9g of heroin, 1,000 Erimin-5 tablets, and three 'Ecstasy' tablets were seized from the older man.
Cash of $7,600 was recovered from the 25-year-old man, who was then brought back to his hideout at a hotel located in the vicinity of Beach Road.
There, a 27-year-old Singaporean woman was arrested.
A total of about 556g of 'Ice', 13,970 Erimin-5 tablets, and about 2g of ketamine were found within the hideout.
Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing.
The CNB added: "The total amount of 608g of 'Ice' that had been seized in the operation is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 347 abusers for a week."
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