Man arrested after cannabis plants seized in ‘Eua

Puke ha tangata ta'u 48 mo ha 'akau faito'o konatapu kalasi ko e kenapisi mei 'Eua he Mōnite'.

Police have seized 46 cannabis plants from a bush allotment in southeast ‘Eua on Monday 13 August 2018.

Police said they received information cannabis plants were being cultivated in the area.

A 48-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged with cultivation of illicit drugs.

He is remanded in police custody to appear at the Magistrate Court at a later date.

“We would like to acknowledge the assistance of members of the public which led to the drug seizure on Monday,” said Inspector Loluhama Fine.

“It only takes one call to disrupt the supply of drugs in our community and we encourage anyone who can provide information on drug dealing to contact Police.”

Tonga Police are committed to disrupting the supply of drugs and preventing the harm this illegal trade supports.

Anyone with information can contact Police on 922 or the nearest Police station to you.

Police investigation continues.

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