Tonga police arrests three people for possession of illicit drugs

Tonga Police have arrested a couple and a third person for possession and supply of illicit drugs.

Police intercepted the couple in their vehicle at a residence at 'Anana, and found seven packs of methamphetamine, and drug utensils in the wife's bag.

A further search was carried out at their Veitongo residence where the third suspect was apprehended, along with a pack of cannabis found in the room he occupied.

Police have also seized a scale, empty packs, and $240 [Tonga Pa'anga] in cash.

All three suspects have been remanded in custody to appear in court.