Nadi farmer in custody for alleged possession of marijuana

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A RAID at a 62-year-old farmer’s residence in Malamala, Nadi, on Friday resulted in the discovery of dried leaves and cash in a white sack.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said a search of the suspect’s farm also resulted in the discovery of plants believed to be marijuana.

She said the suspect remains in custody as investigations continue.

Ms Naisoro also said two men from Dawasamu, Tailevu, were arrested in Tavua Town after being found in possession of dried leaves wrapped in newspaper and aluminium foil believed to be marijuana.

She said both suspects remain in police custody.

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