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Three men arrested with more than 100 packets of illicit drugs at Hauloto

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 15/01/2019

The Police Drugs Enforcement Taskforce has now arrested 114 people for crimes related to drugs since the operation started in April last year.

The latest case was at Hauloto, arresting three men with drugs.

The Deputy Police Commissioner Pelenatita Vaisuai says, police seized 189 packs of cannabis with about 446 grams packed ready for distribution together with 23 packs of methamphetamine of 7.9 grams along with cash.

While Police were at the scene searching for drugs, they also arrested another man from Matahau who had been at the residence to purchase drugs.

He was searched and found with one pack of methamphetamine.

Three men are under police custody to appear at the Magistrate Court.

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