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11 year old boy among 8 arrested by Tonga Police over illicit drugs

Police said the boy was caught with a utensil for smoking drugs during a raid at a residence in Pahu.

The boy and other suspects were arrested from four different locations on Tongatapu between Monday, 28 June 2021 and Wednesday, 14 July 2021.

7 suspects are in their early twenties to mid-thirties.

Police seized 153 cannabis plants uprooted from a bush allotment at Vaini, 15.93 grams of methamphetamine, and over $8,000 pa’anga.

Tonga police arrest 8 people for drug-related offences

 Five packs of methamphetamine, drugs paraphernalia, live bullets and cash were recovered from two different locations in ongoing drug operation.

On Monday evening, officers from the Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce arrested five men and two women from a residence in Kolomotu’a.

The officers seized four packs of methamphetamine, drugs paraphernalia, cash and 17 live bullets.

The seven arrested range from the age of 22 to 48 from Kolomotu’a, Kolofo’ou, Tokomololo and Havelu.