19 Jan '12, 7am

CNB busts major drug trafficking syndicate

CNB busts major drug trafficking syndicate

SINGAPORE: Anti-narcotic officers have busted a major drug trafficking syndicate, with the seizure of a sizeable stockpile of heroin meant for the coming festive holidays. They seized about 3.4 kilogrammes of heroin, 1 kg of ketamine and 5,000 Erimin-5 tablets during the five-day operation which started on 14 January. The drugs have a total value of about S$590,000. The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said that on Wednesday, its officers conducted investigations into the syndicate which had sought to stock sizeable amounts of heroin to take advantage of the coming Lunar New Year holidays. It said the syndicate is suspected to be distributing heroin over various parts of Singapore. At about 2pm, two suspected drug traffickers - both male Singaporeans aged 36 years and 53 years - were spotted in a silver-coloured car in Ang Mo Kio. CNB officers tailed them to Serangoon North....

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