Guns bust

20 arrested in drugs, guns and ammo bust in Tonga during Christmas

Police officers from the Drugs Taskforce with assistance of sniffer dogs executed search warrants at various properties and locations in Vava’u and Tongatapu.

As a result of the investigation, called Christmas and New Year Operation, and the search warrants, people aged between 16 and 51, have been arrested.

Kaniva News reports Police seized 189.99 grams of cannabis and 2.7 grams of methamphetamine.

The Drugs Taskforce also seized two firearms, a .22 rifle and a revolver, ammunition, cash and stolen goods.