Man, 41, woman, 34, arrested in Sentosa for suspected drug trafficking, 6 kg of heroin and other drugs seized


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Two Singaporeans, a 41-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman, were arrested in Sentosa on Wednesday, July 27 for suspected drug trafficking during a drug bust by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB).

More than 6 kg of drugs with a street value of more than S$313,000 were seized at two locations.

The catch included about 1,893 g of heroin, 270 g of ice, 4,193 g of cannabis and seven bottles of methadone, CNB said in a press release on July 29.

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via CNB

CNB agents arrested the man and woman in a hotel room in Sentosa on Wednesday evening.

Heroin, ice, cannabis and methadone were found in the room.

Both were escorted to their hideout in a private residential area near Shenton Way on Thursday morning.

More drugs were recovered there, CNB said.

A black luxury sedan was also seized on Thursday.

via CNB

via CNB

The vehicle is believed to have been driven by the man and woman.

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The total amount of seized drugs is enough to feed 1,500 abusers for a week.

CNB said: “The seizure of 1,893g of heroin could fuel the addiction of about 900 abusers for a week, while the seizure of 4,193g of cannabis could fuel the addiction of about 600 abusers for a week.”

“These traffickers have no qualms about their luxury lifestyles — luxury vacations, luxury cars and private residential apartments — at the expense of other innocent parties, such as the drug addicts’ children or loved ones,” Deputy Assistant Commissioner Aaron Tang said. the CNB’s intelligence department.

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Investigations are underway.

Those found guilty of smuggling more than 15 grams of pure heroin (diamorphine) or 500 grams of cannabis could face the mandatory death penalty.

All photos via CNB