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More than 100 cannabis plants sized in ‘Eua

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 19/09/2017

 

Police seized 106 cannabis plants from two different bush allotments yesterday in ‘Eua.

 

This follows information received relating to cannabis plants being cultivated in this area.

 

Police also sized a 12 gauge shotgun.

 

A 35-year-old man from Angahaa was arrested and charged with cultivation of illicit drugs.

 

A couple both 39 year olds from Futu was also arrested and charged with cultivation of illicit drugs.

 

Inspector Loluhama says Tonga police are committed to disrupting the supply of these drugs and preventing any harm of this illegal supports.

 

He also acknowledges the assistance from the public when led to the drug seizures yesterday.

 

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