Police officer suspended following arrest during drug raid

    Oku taupotu 'i lalo ha fakamatala faka-Tonga

    A 31-year-old Tongatapu Police officer is suspended and could face termination after he was arrested during a drug raid at a home in Ngele’ia.

    The off-duty police officer was arrested along with four other men, Acting Police Commissioner Pelenatita Vaisuai said.

    Police seized 8.32 grams of methamphetamine, 1.32 grams of cannabis seeds, cash, electronic devices and a live bullet during this drug raid.

    The arrested officer is now suspended from Police duty.

    Magistrate Salesi Mafi ordered yesterday for all 5 suspects to be remanded in police custody until Friday 17 August 2018.

    Police investigation continues.

    1 COMMENT

    1. Tuli fakataimi ha ‘ōfisa polisi ‘i Tongatapu hili ha hua faito’o konatapu ‘o puke ai ia ‘i Ngele’ia he Mōnite 10.

      Na’e puke fakataha ia mo ha toko fā tangata kehe.

      Kuo tu’utu’uni ‘a Fakamaau Polisi Sālesi Mafi ke tauhi kinautolu ‘e he kau polisi’ ki he ‘aho 17 ‘o ‘Aokosi’.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here