Candy suspected of containing cannabis among drugs worth S$19,000 seized during CNB operation

SINGAPORE: Packets of candy suspected of containing cannabis were among the drugs seized during a two-week operation across the island that ended on Friday (October 21).

A total of 117 suspected drug offenders have been arrested, according to the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB).

Cannabis plants were also seized, along with approximately 38g heroin, 52g ice, 254g cannabis, 180g cannabis products, 7g new psychoactive substances (NPS), 4g ecstasy tablets, five LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) seals and a bottle liquid suspected of containing GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate).

The drugs have a street value of about S$19,000, CNB said.

CANNABIS PLANTS, EDIBLENESS CONFIRMED

Raids were conducted in areas such as Buangkok, Bukit Batok and Clementi.

In one of the cases on October 15, ICA agents from the Parcel Post department discovered five packets of candy suspected of containing cannabis.

A 26-year-old Singaporean man and a 23-year-old Singaporean woman were arrested on the same day in a private residential area in Lorong Ah Soo.

Drugs have also been seized from the department.

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