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Drug bust at Narain jetty

Brumpton Digitaki Samuela Swann Inoke has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs. It is alleged that the 25-year-old at 12.30am on October 20, 2017 was
16 Jan 2019 11:54
Drug bust at Narain jetty
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Brumpton Digitaki Samuela Swann Inoke has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs.

It is alleged that the 25-year-old at 12.30am on October 20, 2017 was caught by police officers from Totogo Police Station, they had received informa­tion that some passengers were carry­ing marijuana on the shipping vessel ‘Lomaiviti Princess’ which was coming from Kadavu to Suva at Narain jetty. The accused was seen coming out of the vessel carrying a 25-kilogram sack. Upon searching the sack, the team found coco­nuts on top and two parcels, wrapped with aluminium foil, believed to be marijuana. After analysis, it has been confirmed that the dried leaves found is cannabis sativa weighing 160.6 grams.

The case was called to Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa’s court in Suva yesterday.

Bail has been extended by the court and the matter is adjourned for plea to March 4.

Edited by Susana Tuilau

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