Visitor arrested with two others at scene of drug investigation in Tongatapu

    Ne puke 'e he kau polisi' ha taha ne 'a'ahi atu ki he feitu'u 'i Hauloto mo ha pēketi faito'o konatapu mefi. Ko e puke 'eni lolotonga ne hua 'e he kau polisi e feitu'u' ni 'o puke ai mo ha tokoua kehe mo ha mefi pehē ki he ngaahi pēketi kanapisi mo ha pa'anga .

    A visitor to a location in which Police were currently conducting an investigation of illicit drugs had been arrested.  

    Police also arrested two other men aged 31 and 32 while they were searching a location at Hauloto on Sunday morning.

    Police seized 446 grams of cannabis, 7.97 grams of meth packed ready for distribution and cash.

    The visitor was arrested with one pack of methamphetamine on his person, Police said.

    The three suspects were in police custody and were expected to appear at the Magistrate Court on Monday 14 .

    “Tonga Police are committed to disrupt and detect the supply of drugs where thereby preventing the harm this illegal activity causes. Since the launch of the Drugs Enforcement Taskforce in April 2018 a total of 114 people have been arrested,” said Deputy Commissioner Pelenatita Fe’ao Vaisuai.

    “Police will continue to work with the community to prevent the harm illicit drugs cause and the ongoing criminal activity associated with their use.   

    “We encourage anyone who may have information about drug related offending to contact their nearest Police station, or ring 23417 or 922.”

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