Crime & Court

Two Men To Front Court For Allegedly Attempting To Import Illicit Drugs

The two were arrested at the Post Fiji outlet in Suva after allegedly signing for a consignment that had been intercepted by international law enforcement containing methamphetamine last month.
06 Sep 2021 10:24
Two Men To Front Court For Allegedly Attempting To Import Illicit Drugs

Two men will be produced at the Suva Magistrates Court charged with allegedly attempting to import illicit drugs, the result of a successful joint operation between Fijian and International law enforcement partners.

The two were arrested at the Post Fiji outlet in Suva after allegedly signing for a consignment that had been intercepted by international law enforcement containing methamphetamine last month.

Fijian law enforcement were informed of the discovery and a joint controlled delivery was launched involving the Fiji Police Force, Fiji Revenue Customs Services and Post Fiji Limited and Fiji’s international law enforcement partners.

On Friday the 3rd of September 2021, officers from the Narcotics Bureau arrested the two accused persons in Suva.

The first accused is in his late 30s while the second accused is in his 50s and both reside in Samabula.

They have been jointly charged with one count of attempted unlawful importation of illicit drugs.

Feedback: rosi.doviverata@fijisun.com.fj



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