Singaporean man and girl arrested in Sentosa over drug haul: CNB

A Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) drug raid at a Sentosa hotel room on 27 July 2022 led to the arrest of a man and a woman, both Singaporeans. (PHOTOS: CNB)

A Central Narcotics Bureau drug raid at a Sentosa resort room on 27 July 2022 (PHOTOS: CNB)

SINGAPORE — A 41-year-old man and a 34-year-old girl, each Singaporeans, had been arrested at a resort room in Sentosa on Wednesday (27 July), resulting in a drug haul of just about 2kg of heroin, greater than 4kg of hashish and different medicine.

In a submit on Fb on Friday, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) mentioned its officers seized a complete of 1,893g of heroin, 270g of methamphetamine, or generally referred to as ‘Ice’, 4,193g of hashish and 7 bottles of methadone, value about $313,000 primarily based on avenue worth, following the arrest.

In the course of the raid at Sentosa, the CNB officers discovered about 1,849g of heroin, 269g of ‘Ice’, 663g of hashish and 6 bottles of methadone.

The duo had been then escorted to their hideout at a non-public residential unit in Shenton Manner on Thursday morning and about 44g of heroin, 1g of ‘Ice’, 3,530g of hashish and one bottle of methadone had been additionally seized.

“These traffickers haven’t any qualms that their luxurious existence – lavish holidays, luxurious vehicles and personal residential flats – are on the expense of different harmless events, akin to the youngsters or family members of the drug abusers. CNB stays agency in our mission of retaining Singapore drug-free,” mentioned CNB’s Deputy Assistant Commissioner Aaron Tang, Director of Intelligence Division.

The CNB submit features a picture of a luxurious sedan that was seized through the operation.

An individual who’s discovered responsible of trafficking greater than 15g of pure heroin, 250g of methamphetamine or 500g of hashish, might face the obligatory dying penalty.

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