Duo charged for unlawful possession of illicit drugs

TWO men have been charged for allegedly being in possession of illicit drugs and will appear at the Nasinu Magistrates Court today.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed this saying a 36-year-old accused in the Nakasi case has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs while the 50-year-old second accused in the Narere case has been charged for being found in possession of illicit drugs.

Ms Naisoro said the two were arrested following separate raids conducted last week in Nakasi and Narere.

She said the suspect in the third raid that was conducted in Nadi still remains in custody as investigations continue.

Meanwhile Operation Cavuraka IV is currently underway and they have encouraged members of the public to call Crime Stoppers on 919 if they have any information on those involved in the illicit drug trade.

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