86 People Arrested for Drugs

More than 80 Singaporeans have been arrested by the police for drug offenses this week. Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said on Friday night that they have nabbed 86 people who are involved in drugs. The 86 people who were arrested were caught in possession of $56,000 worth of drugs, the Central Narcotics Bureau said.


Large Stash

The 86 Singaporeans were caught possessing 167 grams of heroin, 175 grams of crystal methamphetamines, 29 grams of ketamine, 42 tablets of Ecstacy, 100 Erimin- 5 tablets, a little amount of cannabis, and a yaba tablet. These people were arrested through the joint operatives of the Central Narcotics Bureau and of the Singapore Police Force. The two agencies partnered and made its operation from Monday to Friday, November 11 to November 15, 2013.

Covered Areas

Areas which were covered by the joint operation of the Narcotics Bureau and Singapore Police Force were Bedok Reservoir Road, Butik Batok, Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang, Bendemeer Road, Chai Chee, Geyland, Marsiling, Woodlands, Hougang, Chin Swee Road, and Sembawang Drive. The Singapore said they are still conducting investigations on the matter. Based on Singapore’s Misuse of Drugs Act, the national drug control law, drug substances are classified into three groups – Class A, B and C.


Class A drugs include:

  • Ecgonine
  • Cocaine
  • Methaqualone
  • Heroin
  • Methamphetamine
  • Nimetazepam
  • Temazepam
  • Pentobarbital
  • Mescaline
  • MDMA (ecstasy)
  • Opium
  • Fentanyl
  • Secobarbital
  • Amphetamine
  • Cannabis
  • Cannabinol
  • Psilocin
  • Desomorphine
  • Phencyclidine
  • Dextroamphetamine
  • Buprenorphine
  • Morphine


Class B drugs include:

  • Crotylbarbital
  • Amobarbital
  • Dihydrocodeine
  • Dextropropoxyphene
  • Acetyldihydrocodeine
  • Ketamine
  • Codeine
  • Aprobarbital
  • Hexobarbital
  • Ethylmorphine
  • Nicocodeine
  • Pholcodine
  • Methylphenidate

Class C drugs include:

  • Benzphetamine
  • Flutoprazepam
  • Mephentermine
  • Pipradrol
  • Chlorphentermine
  • Flunitrazepam
  • Triazolam

Possession, consumption, manufacturing, export, and import of these drugs are illegal.

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