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Drugs, cash and ammunition seized over the weekend

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 27/03/2019

Police seized drugs, cash and ammunition over the weekend from different locations during the drugs operation.

Four men were arrested with 3.95 grams of cannabis and cash at Mataika and Ngele’ia.

On the next day, another four men were arrested from different locations with 21.94 grams of methamphetamine and 3.54 grams of cannabis and six live ammunition.

All eight suspects are in police custody to appear at the Magistrate Court later this week.

More than 200 people have been arrested so far since the establishment of the National Drug Taskforce with the aim to disrupt the distribution and harm of illicit drugs.

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