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Asian national in custody over illicit drug

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Update: 2:00PM AN Asian national is in police custody after he was allegedly caught in possession of illicit drug at the Nadi International Airport yesterday.

Confirming the details this morning, police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the border officials saw a suspicious object while conducting an X-ray on the man's luggage.

"The man was also acting suspiciously and upon further inspection they found a box containing a whitish brown powder that tested positive for methamphetamine," Insp Sokomuri said.

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