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Police seized illicit drugs and illegal ammunition

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 15/02/2019

Despite great efforts by the police drugs enforcement task force to fight against drugs and related problems, drug offences continue to rise almost daily.

The latest is a 26-year-old man of Kolomotu’a who police arrested and seized illicit drugs, illegal ammunition and others.

Deputy commissioner – Pelenatita Vaisuai says, this is part of their continuing efforts to disrupt the supply of illicit drugs that negatively impact our communities.

the man has been charged with possession of illicit drugs and possession of illegal ammunition and is being remanded in custody to appear at the Magistrate court later.

Vaisuai says, the police are committed to disrupt and detect the supply of drugs and hold to account those responsible.

She is adamant police; partner agencies and community will together win this war and safeguard our children and future of Tonga from the ill effects.

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