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Thursday, 28 August 2014

Syndicate leader busted with drugs worth RM260,000

A SUSPECTED drug syndicate leader who was believed to be distributing sizeable amounts of cannabis and heroin to local traffickers was arrested Eduring an operation by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB).

From this operation, a total of about 2,625g of cannabis and 232g of heroin, with a total street value of more than S$103,000 (RM259,737), were seized, a CNB statement said.

At around 11.30am on Tuesday, CNB officers spotted the syndicate leader meeting up with a suspected drug trafficker in the vicinity of Woodlands Avenue 1 and arrested them

About 415g of cannabis was recovered from the suspected drug trafficker.

After he was arrested, the syndicate leader was brought to Woodlands Avenue 1, where about 2,210g of cannabis and 232g of heroin were found in the various hideouts.

Later at the drug trafficker’s home, two more suspected drug abusers were arrested and investigations were ongoing. — The Straits Times / Asia News Network

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