Police warn drug peddlers
11 January, 2019, 6:00 pm
DRUG peddlers are being warned to stop the use and marketing of drugs.
The warning by Police comes after the arrest of three people in Nadi last night following a stop and search of a suspected motor vehicle in Beverly Hills.
Chief of Intelligence and Investigation ACP Vakacegu Toduadua said a total of six sachets of dried leaves suspected to be marijuana were confiscated.
ACP Toduadua said the driver of the motor vehicle was a 44-year old-man who was accompanied by one 21-year-old man labourer and a 33-year-old man who is a painter, all from Navoci, Nadi.
He said the trio are detained and the drugs are yet to be analyzed.
Meanwhile in Field 40 Lautoka a police officer on mobile patrol searched a 30-year-old man and found him in possession of five bullets foiled dried leaves alleged to be marijuana.
“Fiji Police Force warns the drug peddlers and people who are addicted to illicit drugs to stop the use and market of drugs or officers will get to you,” ACP Toduadua said.