A 17year old girl has been charged with the unlawful possession of illicit drugs following a raid conducted by officers from the Nasinu Police Station at her parent’s home.
The raid was conducted in Narere where officers discovered more than 60 sachets of dried leaves confirmed to be marijuana and more than $900 cash allegedly in her possession.
In a separate case, a 24year old unemployed man of Nadawa was arrested at a supermarket complex in Valelevu after officers found him acting in a suspicious manner.
Upon searching, officers found a clear plastic containing crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine, smoking apparatus and more than $1,000 cash.
He remains in police custody.
In the Eastern Division, a 63year old farmer of Wailevu village in
Wainibuka was arrested following a raid where more than 40 sachets of dried leaves believed to be marijuana was discovered.
Information received from the public led to the successful arrest.
The suspect remains in custody as investigators await the analysis result
The Western Division also recorded an arrest whereby a 25 year old man of Kashmir in Lautoka was searched at the Lomolomo Community Post where sachets of dried leaves believed to be marijuana was found hidden inside a packet of cigarettes.
In the Northern Division a team of officers raided a house belonging to a 46 year old man of Qelewaqa in Labasa and found more than sixty sachets and some seedlings believed to be marijuana.
The suspect remains in custody as investigators await the analysis report.