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Six arrested in on-going drugs operation

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 12/12/2019

The Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce arrested six men in the last two weeks from six different locations in Tongatapu and seized 1.81 grams of methamphetamine, 15.93 grams of cannabis and drug utensils during these arrests.

All the six accused have been charged and to appear in court soon.

Deputy Commissioner Vaisuai says that these arrests show that those who are seeking to profit from the harm these drugs cause can continue to expect to be targeted by Police.

Vaisuai also acknowledged the hard work and dedication of staff who were involved in the seizures, and their commitment to intercepting the supply of these harmful drugs, keeping our communities safe and protected.

Police continues to work hard and smart through education and strict enforcement in its drive to disrupt the supply of illicit drugs and to reduce the harm to our community.

She urges anyone who has information on drug dealing in our communities to contact Police.

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