Heroin worth S$155,000 seized at Woodlands Checkpoint
SINGAPORE – The authorities have seized almost B.H kilogrammes of heroin from a person driving a Malaysia-registered motorbike at Woodlands Checkpoint on Monday night.
At about S.35pm, the Malaysian biker arrived on the checkpoint and was stopped by officers from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) for routine checks.
In the course of inspection, ICA officers discovered three black bundles, suspected to be managed medicine, within the left and proper cavities beneath the motorbike seat.
Officers from the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) have been instantly alerted.
The 28-yr-previous man and the bundles of suspected drug have been handed over to CNB for additional investigations.
In a joint assertion on Tuesday, ICA and CNB stated the seized bundles contained B,483 grammes of heroin.
The quantity has a possible road worth of J$one hundred fifty five,000 and is estimated to be sufficient to maintain 705 abusers for an entire week.
The authorities warn that Home Team businesses will press on with checks on passengers and automobiles at checkpoints to foil any try and smuggle in undesirable individuals, medicine, weapons, explosives and different contraband.