73 Arrested In A Multi-Agency Operation
73 persons, aged between 19 and 69, were arrested for various offences during a seven-day multi-agency operation in Geylang that ended on 29 September 2018.
The operation was led by Bedok Police Division and involved officers from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Health Sciences Authority (HSA), Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), and Singapore Customs.
15 women, aged between 22 and 50 were arrested for offence under the Women’s Charter. 4 of these women and a 22-year-old man were arrested for offences under the Immigration Act.
Another 57 men and a woman, aged between 19 and 69, were arrested for various offences which included promoting public gaming, gaming in public, and being a member of an unlawful society.
Contraband cigarettes, cough mixtures, illegal medicines were also seized during the operation. The total street value of the seized items amounted to approximately S$10,515.
Investigations are ongoing.
Commander of Bedok Police Division, Assistant Commissioner of Police Tan Tin Wee expressed his appreciation to all the agencies involved for their strong support and commended the officers for their professionalism and excellent teamwork which led to a successful operation.
Source: Singapore Police Force