Police discover more hard drugs
17:15 Sun Sep 09, 2018
Taken from/By: FBC News
Report by: Maggie Boyle
More discoveries of brown parcels allegedly containing cocaine have been made.
In a statement from Police, on the 30th of August two discoveries were made.
The first was along a bay in Taveuni whereby a man who was out at sea noticed a brown covered parcel similar to the earlier discoveries and handed over the parcel at the Taveuni Police Station.
In the second finding, a similar brown package was found on an island in the Lau Group.
On the 5th of September, six parcels were found on an island in the Yasawa Group and was handed over to Police.
A day after another discovery was made in the same group of islands and on the same day another brown package was handed over to the Taveuni Police.
The public are requested to call on the toll free number 3318 529 if they have any information or may have made similar discoveries of drugs or know if anyone is selling the illicit substances.
Any person who without lawful authority acquires, supplies possesses, manufactures, cultivates, uses or administers an illicit drug; or engages in any dealings with any other person for the transfer, transport, supply, use, manufacture, offer, sale, import or export of an illicit drug, commits an offence and will be prosecuted under the Illicit Drugs Control Act 2004.
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