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More drug raids in the North

More drug raids in the North

By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 27/05/2020
A joint raid conducted by officers from Tukavesi Police station and the Police Special Response Unit resulted in the arrest of a 27year old farmer. [Image: Fiji Police]

More people have been arrested in the Northern Division after drug raids conducted by Police.

Police say a joint raid conducted by officers from the Tukavesi Police Station and the Police Special Response Unit resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old farmer, following the discovery of a farm in the Navonu Hills where more than 700 plants believed to be marijuana was seized.

They say the second raid conducted by the same joint team at the Lomalagi Farm in Dakuniba Village resulted in the arrest of a 47-year-old farmer from Loa Village after the alleged discovery of close to 100 plants believed to be marijuana.

Police adds in the third case, a 30-year-old farmer from Nadavaci Village was arrested at the Bagasau checkpoint in Tukavesi, following the alleged discovery of loose dried leaves wrapped in old newspapers believed to be marijuana.

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