More than 600kg of smokeless tobacco seized in Little India

SINGAPORE: More than 600kg of dry tobacco&nbsp, goods were seized by officials during a six-week police activity in Little India.

Dry nicotine, which is banned in Singapore, is nicotine that can be used without being burned. It includes chewing tobacco, powder and powder.

The joint operations by&nbsp, the Health Sciences Authority ( HSA ) and the Singapore Police Force ( SPF ) were held from May 15 to Jun 30.

HSA and SPF reported on Thursday ( Jul 11 ) that enforcement officers discovered smokeless tobacco hidden in various locations in Little India and its environs.

According to the joint press release, they include under drain sheets, inside trash cans, and electronic boxes along Chander and Veerasamy Road.

According to HSA and SPF, 27 people between the ages of 24 and 77 are being looked into for selling and possessing the goods and various home crimes.

The seized products have an estimated street value of over S$ 100, 000 ( US$ 74, 200 ), they added.