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Former cop faces drug charge

A former Police officer appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court yester­day charged with being found in possession of illicit drugs. It is alleged that on October 18, 2018, in Suva,
25 Oct 2018 11:33
Former cop faces drug charge

A former Police officer appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court yester­day charged with being found in possession of illicit drugs.

It is alleged that on October 18, 2018, in Suva, Joape Kotobalavu was found in pos­session of 5.7 grams of marijuana, an illicit drug.

The accused appeared before Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa.

Police prosecutor Constable Ronil Prasad informed the court that Kotobalavu was al­legedly found with the drugs at the court cell block.

Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa granted the ac­cused bail in the sum of $500 with two sure­ties, who have signed a surety bond of $300 each.

The case has been adjourned to December 3 for plea.

Edited by Epineri Vula

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