78 drug suspects arrested in Singapore

Singapore, Aug 5 (IANS) A total of 78 suspected drug offenders were arrested during an island-wide anti-narcotics operation in Singapore, an official statement said on Friday.

According to the statement from the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), a total of about 1 kg cannabis, 690 gm heroin, 131 gm of “Ice”, as well as some other drugs including 905 Erimin-5 tablets, 76 Ecstasy tablets, ketamine and Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB) were seized.

The estimated street value of the seized drugs is over 109,000 Singapore dollars (about $81,340), Xinhua news agency cited CNB as saying.

The operation began on Monday and ended on Friday.

–IANS

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