'Mummy' helps clean streets of illegal drugs
To her 2 ½-year-old daughter, she's mummy. To the drug syndicates selling their wares on our streets, she's their worst nightmare.
The wide smile she has when she plays silly games with her child disappears when she receives "the call".
At work, she dons a bullet-proof vest, slash-proof sleeves and gloves, and tails drug traffickers on a motorcycle.
She knows that these criminals will do almost anything not to get caught as they can face the death penalty.
Staff Sergeant (SSG) Tini (not her real name), 34, is part of an elite team with the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) known as the Special Task Force (STF).
The work they do is covert and known only to a few.
Yet, they play a vital role in crushing drug syndicates in Singapore.
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