4 to be charged for al­leged pos­ses­sion of il­le­gal drugs

Sus­pects are held at Savusavu, Labasa and Seaqaqa await­ing test re­sults

Fiji Sun - - Nation - SHRATIKA NAIDU Edited by Manasa Kalouniv­iti Feed­back: shratikan@fi­jisun.com.fj

Four peo­ple in Vanua Levu, who were al­legedly found in pos­ses­sion of drugs, are ex­pected to be charged soon. This was con­firmed by the di­vi­sional Police com­man­der north­ern, Se­nior Su­per­in­ten­dent of Police (SSP) Shri Bhawan Singh, yes­ter­day. “Dur­ing our spe­cial op­er­a­tion in the week­end, four peo­ple found in pos­ses­sion of drugs were ar­rested,” SSP Singh said.

“Cur­rently, the four sus­pects are be­ing held in cus­tody at the Labasa, Savusavu and Se­qaqa Police sta­tions.

“In­ves­ti­ga­tions are con­tin­u­ing as we are wait­ing for the re­sult of the tests on the dry leaves al­legedly found on them,” he said.

“The charges for all four will be de­cided af­ter test re­sults are re­ceived.”

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