Singapore

71 nabbed in week-long Geylang ops

An almost week-long series of operations in Geylang ended with 71 people being arrested for various offences like drink driving, suspected gang and vice activities.

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) led the ops, which started on Monday (May 11) and ended early yesterday morning.

Officers conducted raids and checked entertainment outlets, coffee shops, private residential units, hotels and back-alleys in the district.

Seventy-one people, aged 17 to 57, were arrested for suspected involvement in gang activities, drug offences, immigration offences, drink driving and vice activities. 

Illegal hawking, fire and health safety and labour infringements were also detected. Investigations are in progress.

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