Fijian national cops 16 years for importation of meth
7 July, 2020, 3:15 pm
A Fijian national has been jailed in New Zealand for 16 years.
Tallat Rahman of Suva was arrested in February last year in Operation Nova for his involvement in importing Class A drug.
The Auckland District Court heard Rahman imported methamphetamine from Mexico and New Zealand which was identified in a covert investigation known as Operation Nova.
The 60-year-old was arrested in the first phase of the inquiry last year following the discovery of $7m worth of methamphetamine hidden inside kitchen appliances.
The arrests were made after police executed search warrants.