08 Sep '11, 1am

13-year-old expat boy among 15 young people arrested for drug offences on Wednesday

13-year-old expat boy among 15 young people arrested for drug offences on Wednesday

The 37-year-old suspected drug peddler being led away by Central Narcotics Bureau officers yesterday. A total of 23g of cannabis were seized from his flat. -- PHOTO: CNB By Tham Yuen-C A 13-year-old expatriate boy was among 15 young people - mostly students from international schools - arrested on Wednesday for allegedly consuming drugs. They were believed to have bought cannabis from a 37-year-old man, a permanent resident, who was also nabbed during an 18-hour islandwide operation by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB). A Singaporean youth, believed to be the man's associate, was arrested as well. Among the 15 young people arrested, many were friends who might have used drugs together, according to preliminary investigations. Four of them are Singaporeans or permanent residents. The rest are from the United States, Britain, France, India, South Africa, Indonesia and New Z...

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