The Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has revealed that a 49-year-old man was arrested at Woodlands Checkpoint, one of the country’s border checkpoints connecting ground traffic with Malaysia. The man, who claimed that he made a ‘wrong turn’ was found to be in possession of controlled drugs and weapons inside his vehicle.
As reported by The Straits Times, ICA’s First Response Team officers found that the man have no valid identity or travel documents on him. Moreover, a biometric screening also found that he had allegedly provided a false identity to the authorities.
When a body search was made, the man was found with 3 vapes and a cable knife. Moreover, ICA also found and confiscated 332g of methamphetamine and 28g of heroin worth approximately SGD52,000 or RM172,415, as well as suspected drug paraphernalia, 3 kitchen knives and an electronic vaporiser refill.
During the incident, which took place on 19 March 2023, the man entered the immigration clearance lane of the departure car zone while driving a Singapore-registered car. The case is currently being investigated by Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau.
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