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Four people arrested with drugs

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 4/03/2020

The Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce arrested three men and one woman with methamphetamine from three different locations in Tongatapu.

Police seized 21.54 grams of methamphetamine, over TOP$6,000 pa’anga cash and drug utensils during these arrests.

All accused have been charged accordingly and to appear in court at a later date.

In a statement from Police – A/Deputy Commissioner Tevita Vailea hopes these arrests will bring some reassurance to the community.

A/DC Vailea 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.

He urged anyone who has information on drug dealing to contact police on 22782.

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