Plants believed to be marijuana from 8 farms in Kadavu uprooted by police

Plants believed to be marijuana from 8 farms in Kadavu uprooted by police

By Shanil Singh
Wednesday 06/07/2022
[Image: Fiji Police Force]

A team from the Police Special Response Unit who are currently in Kadavu were joined by Commissioner Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho as plants believed to be marijuana from 8 farms located along the borders of Nauciwai and Gasele villages were identified and uprooted.

The team was deployed last week to follow up on the logistical and administrative support during the ongoing drug raids in Kadavu.

Qiliho also witnessed the destruction marijuana plants that were seized last week after Police Prosecution were able to obtain 7 court orders for the plants to be destroyed.

Police say while the operations team are conducting the raids, they have their prosecutions team who are applying to the courts for the destruction of the seized substances after it has been analyzed by the Police Analyst on the island.

Qiliho says he is liaising with foreign counterparts to assist Police in getting equipment to assist the officers who are trekking these difficult terrain.



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