SINGAPORE — Seven people were arrested and drugs estimated to be worth close to S$2.3 million were seized by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) in various locations across Singapore on Dec 18 and 21.
Six men and one woman aged between 20 and 55 were rounded up as suspects, ICA and the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said in a joint news release on Wednesday (Dec 23).
Drugs were found to be concealed in two Malaysia-registered lorries entering Singapore via Woodlands Checkpoint. This prompted subsequent anti-drug enforcement operations by CNB.The items seized were:
4,622g of heroin
5,393g of methamphetamine, also known as “Ice”
5,482g of cannabis
247g of ketamine
5,111 “Ecstasy” tablets
5,383 Erimin-5 tablets