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Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 17/06/2020

A man from Longolongo – Kelikupa Maile appeared at the Supreme Court yesterday charged for possession of illicit drugs. Maile was arrested on May 3rd 2019 with illicit drugs including methamphetamine and cannabis. Maile pleaded not guilty to the charges and is released on bail to appear again in Court next week.

In another drug related case – Sione and Sioana Vasi of ‘Utulau have pleaded not guilty after being charged with possession of illicit drugs when arrested on July 28th 2018 at ‘Utulau.

Justice Cato ruled to extend their bail on conditions that both accused do not become involved in further drug related crimes. Both the accused are to appear in court on June 25 to fix the date for their trial.

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