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Two arrested with illicit drugs

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 15/07/2020

Police arrested a 51-year-old man from Tokomololo on Saturday at the Bypass Road and seized from inside his vehicle 25.9 grams of methamphetamine, $16,000.00 pa’anga in cash and drug utensils.

Following this arrest, the Drug Taskforce also arrested a 28-year-old woman from Mataika and seized from her vehicle 0.59 grams methamphetamine, $100 pa’anga cash and drug utensils.

Both accused have been charged accordingly with possession of illicit drugs and are to appear at the Magistrate Court later this week.

Acting Deputy Police Commissioner Tevita Vailea in a statement, said that Police are committed to disrupt and detect the supply of drugs and hold those responsible accountable.

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