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Police arrest men

Shalveen Chand
Friday, July 18, 2014

A SUSPECTED drug dealer was arrested by police on Tuesday.

A 37-year-old man of Waituri, Nausori was found in possession of dried leaves believed to be marijuana.

Police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said police were patrolling the Nausori area when the suspect was questioned and searched.

He said the man was found to be carrying 15 sachets of dried leaves wrapped in aluminum foil.

The suspect was interviewed and is in custody awaiting analysis of the dried leaves.

Also in the North on Tuesday, a 19-year-old man of Delailabasa was searched and questioned after police were tipped off that he was in possession of marijuana.

He said the 31 sachets of dried leaves believed to be marijuana found on him had its street value estimated at $155.

Mr Sokomuri said the suspect was arrested from a barber shop in Labasa and taken to the police station.

He said the suspect was interviewed and released while police await the result of tests.





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