S$1.25 million worth of drugs seized at Changi Airport
SINGAPORE — The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) has seized about 6.25kg of ‘Ice’, worth about S$1.25 million, at the Changi Airport Terminal 3.
The haul on Friday is the largest ‘Ice’ seizure in a single operation for the year so far.
An alert CNB officer spotted an unclaimed luggage at Changi Airport Terminal 3 and referred the luggage to Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers for screening. ICA officers detected anomalies in the luggage upon screening.
The owner of the luggage, a 22-year-old Vietnamese national, was arrested. She was scheduled to leave for a third country in the region.
A detailed search of the luggage found about 6.25kg of ‘Ice’ hidden in the false side compartments of the luggage.
Investigations are ongoing. CHANNEL NEWSASIA