1,705 Marijuana plants uprooted in the Northern Division last week

1,705 Marijuana plants uprooted in the Northern Division last week

By Karishma Kumari
Monday 05/02/2024
Photo: Fiji Police Force

A total of 1,705 Marijuana plants have been uprooted in the Northern Division by the police last week.

This is part of the Fiji Police Force’s Operation in the North.

Police say on Monday, 2 plants were uprooted from Viani Village in Savusavu, on Tuesday, 3 plants were uprooted from a farm in Wawaku and 145 from Nabalebale Hill in Viani.

They say on Wednesday 204 plants were uprooted from the Nasavi farm in Navakavaka and 139 from the Navadra farm.

On Thursday, 289 plants were uprooted from Natuvu Hills and on Friday, 1014 plants were uprooted from Tacilevu Village.

Assistant Commissioner of Police Operations Livai Driu says they have yet to identify the owners of the farm but investigation is underway.

ACP Driu says they are thankful to the members of the community for assisting in the fight against drugs.

He also says the war against drugs continues and police are working closely with our stakeholders to identify the owners of these farms.

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