19 Jul '11, 12pm

Barber shop used as storage place for drugs

Barber shop used as storage place for drugs

SINGAPORE: The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) raided a barber shop Monday in Clementi and arrested a suspected drug trafficker, his suspected drug storekeeper and four suspected drug abusers. CNB officers recovered about 1.4 kilogrammes of heroin, 55.5 grammes of 'Ice', 825.5 grammes of cannabis, 34.6 grammes of ketamine, 145 Erimin-5 tablets and eight Ecstasy tablets. The total street value of the drugs is estimated to be more than S$261,000. Cash amounting to about S$5,000 and two Singapore-registered vehicles were also seized. In a statement Tuesday, CNB said they had been monitoring the barber shop for more than a month. The 46-year-old suspected drug trafficker would allegedly travel to neighbouring countries to collect drugs and then re-distribute them to his drug clients when he returned. CNB said he was assisted by an unemployed man, also 46, who acted as his drug ...

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