2 drug suspects arrested in Sentosa lodge room

The Straits Occasions
July 29, 2022

Two Singaporeans have been arrested for suspected drug trafficking actions throughout an operation by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on Wednesday (July 27), with greater than 6kg of managed medicine seized.

The road worth of all of the medicine seized – 1,893g of heroin, 270g of Ice or crystal methamphetamine, 4,193g of hashish and 7 bottles of methadone – was estimated to be about $313,000.

The quantity of heroin seized may feed about 900 abusers for per week, mentioned CNB, whereas the quantity of hashish discovered may feed the dependancy of some 600 abusers for per week.

On Wednesday night, CNB officers arrested the 2 Singaporeans – a 41-year-old man and a 34-year-old lady – in a lodge room in Sentosa. There, 1,849g of heroin, 269g of Ice, 663g of hashish and 6 bottles of methadone have been discovered.

They have been then taken to their hideout at a non-public residential enclave within the neighborhood of Shenton Approach early Thursday morning. There, 44g of heroin, 1g of Ice, 3,530g of hashish and one bottle of methadone have been recovered.

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Aaron Tang, director of CNB’s intelligence division, mentioned of the operation: “Drug syndicates and traffickers will cease at nothing to control and exploit drug abusers… all for their very own revenue and greed.

“These traffickers don’t have any qualms that their luxurious life – lavish holidays, luxurious automobiles and personal residential flats – are on the expense of different harmless events, corresponding to the youngsters or family members of the drug abusers.”

Investigations into the suspects’ drug actions are ongoing.

Anybody discovered responsible of trafficking greater than 15g of pure heroin, 250g of methamphetamine or 500g of hashish, could face the dying penalty.

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