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Seven people arrested on Wednesday with drugs

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 22/02/2019

Police arrested seven people with drugs on Wednesday .  The first arrest was of a 43-year-old man, with 1 pack of methamphetamine (0.23 grams) in Havelu.

The second arrest was of a 47-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman from a

residence in Pahu with 1 pack of cannabis (0.36 grams) and drugs paraphernalia.

Police also arrested a third person, a 34-year-old man of Vaini who arrived with 10

packs of methamphetamine (2.84 grams) while Police were at this location.

The third arrest was of three people from a residence in Vaini, a 24-year-old man, a

26-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man.

They were arrested with three packs of methamphetamine (1.18 grams) and one pack of cannabis (0.86 grams).

Deputy Commissioner Pelenatita Vaisuai emphasized the need to destroy drugs in the communities to ensure a safer environment.

While Police are taking proactive and active measures to address the issues relating to illicit drugs, members of the public are asked to contact Police if they observe any suspicious or unusual behaviour in their communities.

All seven suspects are in police custody while investigation continues.

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