Singapore: $124,000 worth of drugs found in papaya shipment

About $124,000 worth of drugs was found hidden in a papaya shipment vehicle during an operation by Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) last Thursday. Eight men - five Singaporeans and three Malaysians - were arrested for suspected drug trafficking activities.

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A total of about 375g of Ice, about 37g of heroin, about 135g of ketamine and an Erimin-5 tablet were seized during the operation which took place at multiple locations across the island.

In a follow-up operation, CNB officers arrested three Malaysians near the Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre, where the papayas were believed to have been loaded.


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