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Arms suspect in court

Repeka Nasiko
Thursday, December 05, 2013

THE Tongan national charged with alleged bribery and being in possession of firearms will reappear at the Nadi Magistrates Court tomorrow.

According to police prosecutors, Sonny Blake, 29, had appeared on Monday but the case was adjourned to Friday.

The taxidriver who resides in Nevada, US, allegedly entered the country with two colt automatic calibre 25 spring powered guns, one walter six millimetre pistol and one dairy shotgun in his luggage. Also found with the accused was 6000 zinc plated ammunition and 5000 premium plastic ammunition.

The accused is also alleged to have attempted to bribe a Customs officer.