Drugs Singapore 

5 arrested as heroin and other drugs worth $154,000 seized

SINGAPORE – About 1.83kg of heroin, 243g of “Ice” and an assortment of other drugs were seized by the CentralSINGAPORE – About 1.83kg of heroin, 243g of “Ice” and an assortment of other drugs were seized by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on Friday (Jan 11). Five suspected drug offenders were arrested. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth about $154,000. The 1.83kg of heroin is enough to feed the addiction of 871 abusers for a week, while 243g of “Ice” can feed the addiction of 139 abusers for a…

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Drugs Methamphetamine pills News Singapore 

Hwa Chong Institution teacher faces drug charges including methamphetamine consumption

SINGAPORE – A Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) teacher appeared in court on Friday (Jan 4) to face drug-related charges including methamphetamine consumption. Briton Christopher David Burge, 65, was first charged on Sept 22 last year. He is accused of attempting to possess five packets of a crystalline substance between Sept 14 and 19 last year. They were later found to contain at least 3.6g of methamphetamine. The humanities teacher is also accused of consuming the drug on Sept 20 last year. He was allegedly found with drug paraphernalia including glass apparatus…

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Cannabis Health medical marijuana News Thailand 

Thailand blazes ahead with push to legalise medical marijuana use

BANGKOK: Thailand is rolling out plans to legalise medical marijuana, an official told AFP Wednesday (Oct 31), as the country hopes to cash in on a multi-billion dollar industry with a product its supporters hail as some of the world’s best. Several nations have embraced the use of medicinal cannabis, including Canada, Australia, Israel, and more than half the states in the US. Advertisement But Thailand would be the first country in Asia to do so, tapping into a market that US-based Grand View Research has estimated could reach US$55.8…

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Teacher accused of getting former student to buy Ice for her has been dismissed

SINGAPORE – The teacher accused of giving money to her student to buy drugs on her behalf has been dismissed. Ms Celesta Ee Qiying, a co-curricular activity staff member of Meridian Secondary School, had confided about her methamphetamine consumption to Khairul Naim Mohamad Nasir in 2016. He was still a student of the school then. In a statement, a Ministry of Education (MOE) spokesman said: “Once MOE was informed of the investigation, we suspended Ms Celesta Ee from duty in September 2017 so that she had no contact with the school. She has…

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Bangkok Drugs Thailand 

45 arrested at Bangkok pub test positive for drugs

Clubers test positive for drugs Forty-five pub-goers tested positive for drugs following a police raid on a popular nightspot off Sukhumvit Road in Watthana district of Bangkok early Saturday. Officers raided Narz pub on Sukhumvit Soi 23 at around 1am following complains by local residents that it often stayed open beyond legal operating hours. About 80 patrons, most of them in their twenties, were inside when the raid took place. All were asked to undergo urine tests and 45 of them — 29 men and 16 women — tested positive…

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Court Case Drugs Maylasia Singapore 

Johor-based drug syndicate busted by Singapore, Malaysian authorities; 14kg of heroin seized

SINGAPORE: A Johor-based drug syndicate was thwarted by Singapore and Malaysian authorities in a joint operation, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said on Sunday (Apr 8). A total of 16 people were arrested and more than 14kg of heroin was seized by CNB and the Royal Malaysian Police’s Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID). Last Tuesday (Apr 3), CNB and NCID received intelligence that a consignment of drugs would be coming into Singapore. On that afternoon, CNB officers spotted two suspected drug traffickers driving to Alexandra Retail Centre car park. They were Singaporean men aged 45 and 55.…

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Drugs Pattaya 

The kiss club in Pattaya gets raided again

The kiss club in Pattaya gets raided again Crime Suppression Division officers and Muang Pattaya police raided a women-only pub in Chon Buri’s Bang Lamung district early Wednesday morning. It had repeatedly stayed open well past the mandated 2am closing time, disturbing the neighbours.Police arrived at 5.30am and found about 100 patrons drinking and dancing, including one who was under 20 and two who tested positive for substance abuse. Pub manager Pornpansa Thipnon, 21, was charged with selling alcohol to a person under 20 and illegal operation of a night-entertainment…

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Drugs Maylasia News Singapore 

Six Singaporeans among 14 arrested in regional drug syndicate bust

The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and its Malaysian counterpart have busted a regional drug ring, arresting 14 suspects, including six Singaporeans. In a statement yesterday, CNB said joint investigations with the Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) of the Royal Malaysian Police began last month. The syndicate was believed to be supplying drugs in Malaysia and elsewhere in the region. On Friday, NCID received intelligence that the syndicate was planning a drug run and mounted an operation. Officers seized about 12.8kg of Ice, 955g of ketamine, 4,333 Ecstasy tablets, 200 Erimin-5…

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Drugs Sex Trade Thailand 

The Thai crackdown on so-called “Black people” continues

The Thai crackdown on so-called “Black people” continues Police said they arrested 10 “black people” for various offenses early Thursday morning in an operation they described as racially motivated. Ten people from various African countries and India were paraded in front of reporters at the Nana Hotel in Soi Sukhumvit 4 at about 1am. They were all detained in a raid on dark-skinned foreigners earlier that night as part of an ongoing effort police have dubbed “Operation Black Eagle.” “In this raid on colored people, we found some people who…

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Court Case Drugs News Singapore SINGAPORE COURTS 

Destructive love triangle finally comes to an end….

While in the Singapore Sharia Courts we came across a heartfelt human-interest story. On the 4th of January 2018 Mrs. Saniman finally a won her son back from her career criminal and drug addicted ex husband, Saiful Bahri Bin Sarbor Khan. At 39 years of age, Mr. Saiful, a known Omega gang member, residing at the notorious Boon Lay Drive area lost care and control of their 8 year old son to the small boys’ visibly emotional and relieved mother. Not being able to appear in person, Mr. Saiful contested…

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