NEWS

Two Police Officers Allegedly In Possession With Marijuana, Charged, To Appear In Lautoka Court

The two officers were found with the illicit substances later confirmed to be marijuana in Lautoka on Monday.
01 Nov 2019 10:15
Two Police Officers Allegedly In Possession With Marijuana, Charged, To Appear In Lautoka Court
www.9and10news.com

Two police officers have been interdicted without pay for their alleged involvement in drug related activities reinforcing the Commissioner of Police’s stand of zero tolerance policy against officers involved in drugs.

The Deputy Commissioner of Police Rusiate Tudravu said the two officers have been charged with one count of unlawful Possession Contrary to section 5 (a) and one count of in possession of controlled chemical and Equipment:Contrary to Section 6 (a) of Illicit Drugs Control Act 2004.

DCP Tudravu said there’s no room for officers who fail to uphold the law.

The two officers were found with the illicit substances later confirmed to be marijuana in Lautoka on Monday.

“Any officer found breaching the very laws we swore an oath to uphold will be removed from the Force, and as well as facing criminal charges will also face out internal disciplinary processes”.

The two will be produced at the Lautoka Magistrates Court today.



Fijisun Ad Space


Get updates from the Fiji Sun, handpicked and delivered to your inbox.


By entering your email address you're giving us permission to send you news and offers. You can opt-out at any time.


Tower Insurance
Advertise here
Covid 19 - SPC
Fiji Sun Instagram
Subscribe-to-Newspaper