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Six people arrested with illicit drugs

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 26/05/2020

Police arrested five men and a woman with illicit drugs, firearm and a live bullet from six different locations last week.

A 38-year-old man from Haákame was arrested by the Drug Taskforce on Thursday 21 of May at Haákame with 1.09 grams of cannabis, one revolver pistol, one live bullet and drug utensils.

Media release reports, the Drug Taskforce arrested two men at Maúfanga on Friday, a 31-year-old man from Maúfanga and a 38-year-old man from Houmakelikao, with 0.70 grams of methamphetamine and 1.69 grams.

On the same day, Police arrested a 34-year-old woman and a  24-year-old man from Tofoa with 12.06 grams of cannabis and drug utensils, and a 19-year-old man from Haáteiho was arrested on Sunday 24 May with 0.66 grams of cannabis.

All six accused have been charged accordingly and to appear at the Magistrate Court later.

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