SINGAPORE: A person was charged on Wednesday (Sep 11) with rising hashish vegetation in a Yishun flat this yr.
Artamu Ibrahim, a 44-year-old Singaporean man, was charged with one rely of cultivating a Class A managed drug.
He’s accused of rising two vegetation believed to be of the genus hashish between July and Sep 9 in a flat on the 13th flooring at Block 336A, Yishun Road 31.
Artamu was remanded for investigations.
He was arrested after officers from the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) raided the unit on Sep 9. This was after Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers detected glass apparatuses, suspected for use for smoking medication, on the parcel submit part of SingPost Centre.
Officers discovered glass apparatuses, two pots of hashish vegetation and varied tools and directions on the cultivation of the vegetation.
Artamu was arrested together with a 52-year-old lady, whose case is pending.
Artamu will return to court docket subsequent Wednesday.
If discovered responsible of the offence underneath the Misuse of Medicine Act, he might be jailed for at least three years, fined S$5,000, or each. The utmost punishment is 20 years’ jail, a advantageous of S$40,000, or each.