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Police Officer suspended, caught red handed during drug raid

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NUKU’ALOFA-August 14, 2018: 5.50am (Nuku’alofa Times): A 31 year old Police officer has been suspended after he was caught with four other men in possession of illegal drugs at a Ngeleia residence here on Tongatapu on Friday, August 10.

Police seized 8.32 grams of methamphetamine, 1.32 grams of cannabis seeds, cash, electronic devices and a live bullet during this drug raid.

Toga Police has confirmed that the officer is now suspended from Police duty.

Magistrate Salesi Mafi ordered that all five (5 ) men be remanded in police custody until Friday, August 17 when they will reappear in court.

Police investigations are continuing.

The case is another reported by Police who have taken a hard stance against drugs being made available locally.

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