A 23 year-old Malaysian motorcyclist was caught with 900g of heroin in hi underwear while travelling into Singapore via the Tuas Checkpoint, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said today.
The motorcyclist had been stopped for checks at about 6.10AM on Wednesday, where officers suspected something was wrong with his crotch. Immigration officers alerted the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and he was taken away.
Two packets of heroin, weighing 900g and worth more than $63,000 were found in the man's underwear. He was arrested and will face charges under the Misuse of Drugs Act (MDA). He may face the death penalty if convicted.