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Police Uproot Over 700 Plants Believed To Be Marijuana In Tunuloa Hills

The team led by the Station officer conducted a search in the interior of Tunuloa hills. Plants believed to be marijuana were up to 2 meters in height.
11 Jun 2019 09:41
Police Uproot Over 700 Plants Believed To Be Marijuana In Tunuloa Hills
Some of the uprooted plants believed to be marijuana. Source Fiji Poce Media Cell

A team of officers from the Tukavesi Police Station while conducting a mop up exercise of areas known to cultivate drugs yesterday uprooted more than 700 plants believed to be marijuana.

The team led by the Station officer conducted a search in the interior of Tunuloa hills. Plants believed to be marijuana were up to 2 meters in height.

Investigations is now underway to locate the owner of the farm.

The team also discovered marijuana plants growing amongst yaqona plants as they searched through the hills near Kanakana village yesterday morning.

Investigations continue.

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Meanwhile, in the case of the alleged murder of a pregnant woman in Nasese last Friday, the suspect remains in custody as investigations continue.
(Totogo)

Investigators will be seeking further guidance from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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