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Police Officer suspended following arrest during drug raid

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14th August, 2018 On Friday 10 August 2018 a 31 year old police officer was arrested at a residence in Ngele’ia during a drug raid by the Police Drug Taskforce.

The off-duty police officer was arrested along with four other men.

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 17th of August 2018.

Police investigation continues.

ENDS

For further media inquiries please contact: Tonga Police Media & Communication Officer, Tonga Police Headquarters, Longolongo; – Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it phone (676) 23 323 EXT. 125

 

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