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Drug arrests at Night Safari at Singapore leads to cancellation of performances
Night Safari, one of the most popular tourist spot of Singapore has cancelled all its performances due to a drug arrest case. Reporters at www.earthtimestimes.org informed that dancers of a Malaysian troupe were charged of possessing drugs.
The operator of the Night Safari, Wildlife Reserves Singapore spoke about three dancers being accused of having methamphetamines. It was detected at a routine check up while crossing the border between Malaysia and Singapore. Later, when the officers of Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau visited the premises, seven males too were found suspicious in this regard.
Therefore, as per the statement on the Night Safari website, all the cultural performances have been suspended until another notice comes from the authorities. However other attractions will carry on as usual.
The sources further informed that nine out of those ten suspicious workers were later released after two days investigation. These contract dancers were to entertain the visitors with various performances like fire-eating display, tribal dance, etc.