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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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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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 Woodlands 

Suspected drugs seized from stolen van at Woodlands Checkpoint, 3 arrested

File photo of traffic at the Woodlands Checkpoint. SINGAPORE: Three Singaporeans were arrested at Woodlands Checkpoint after suspected drugs were found in the stolen van that they were driving, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said in a news release on Sunday (Sep 24). The three – a 27-year-old male driver, a 23-year-old man and 23-year-old woman – were stopped by an officer at the checkpoint at around 9.55pm last Friday. A small packet of “crystalline substance” suspected to be controlled drugs as well as a drug-taking utensil were seized…

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Drugs Manila 

Philippine church bells ring in drug war protest

Philippine police have reported killing more than 3,800 people to fulfil President Rodrigo Duterte’s vow to rid the country of narcotics. (Photo: AFP/Noel Celis) MANILA: Church bells rang across the mainly Catholic Philippines late on Thursday (Sep 14) as bishops rallied opposition to the “reign of terror” that has left thousands dead in President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war. Police have reported killing more than 3,800 people to fulfil Duterte’s vow to rid the country of narcotics, with the 15-month crackdown triggering wider violence that has seen thousands of other people…

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Man jailed 14 months for stealing petrol, drug-related offences

A pump attendant lifts the nozzle at a petrol station in Singapore (AFP/File – Roslan Rahman) SINGAPORE: A 39-year-old man was on Tuesday (Aug 22) sentenced to 14 months’ jail for stealing petrol and other drug-related offences. William Tan, a private-hire car driver with Uber and Grab at the time of the offences, was arrested on May 23, after the police received several reports of petrol theft at various petrol stations that month. According to court documents on Thursday, Tan had on two occasions driven off without paying after filling…

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Canning Singapore Drugs Methamphetamine pills News Singapore SINGAPORE COURTS 

Drug mule who transited in Singapore with 43 pellets of Ice gets 25 years’ jail and caning

Adri Anton Kalangie was sentenced to 25 years’ jail and 15 strokes of the cane after he pleaded guilty to importing not less than 249.99g of methamphetamine on Monday, July 17 2017 SINGAPORE – A 42-year-old Indonesian drug mule who swallowed 29 pellets of methamphetamine, inserted 10 pellets into his rectum and hid four pellets in his shorts and shoe, took a flight from China to Singapore, intending to transit to Indonesia on the same day. But at Changi Airport, Adri Anton Kalangie missed his connecting Singapore Airlines flight and…

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death penalty Drugs Maylasia Singapore 

Drug trafficker’s eleventh hour bid to escape the death penalty fails

Prabagaran Srivijayan was sentenced to death in 2014 for importing 22.24g of diamorphine into Singapore.  SINGAPORE: Singapore’s highest court on Thursday (Jul 13) dismissed an eleventh hour motion to halt the execution of Malaysian drug trafficker Prabagaran Srivijayan. He was sentenced to death in 2014 for importing 22.24g of diamorphine into Singapore. The 29-year-old will be hanged on Friday at dawn.  

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Chang Rai Drugs Health Methamphetamine pills News Thailand 

CHIANG RAI — Eight drug couriers were killed and 600,000 methamphetamine pills

CHIANG RAI — Eight drug couriers were killed and 600,000 methamphetamine pills and three assault rifles seized in a clash between a ranger unit and a band of armed drug couriers near the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae Sai district on Saturday night, according to media reports. The clash occurred at about 8.30pm after a patrol of the 31st Rangers Task Force spotted a band of about 15 armed drug couriers about 2 kilometres from the border in tambon Wiang Phang Kham. When ordered to stop for a search, the couriers…

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