Friday, April 13, 2012

Nearly S$138,000 worth of drugs seized at checkpoint

SINGAPORE: Authorities have seized nearly a kilogramme of drugs from a Malaysian who tried to smuggle the loot in via Woodlands Checkpoint.


On Thursday morning, officers from the Central Narcotics Bureau and Immigration & Checkpoints Authority nabbed the 24-year-old driver who was driving a Malaysian-registered car.


The suspect was stopped for checks and officers found two bundles wrapped with black masking tape in a hidden compartment underneath the centre armrest console of the vehicle.


The bundles were believed to contain about 920 grammes of heroin with a street value of approximately S$138,000.


The driver is now under investigation for importing drugs.


If convicted, he may face the death penalty.


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Source From Channel News Asia

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