Tonga police seize 108 cannabis plants in drug raid

Police in ‘Eua uprooted 108 cannabis plants from a bush allotment off the Eastern side of ‘Eua after information was received relating to cannabis plants being cultivated in the area.

No one has been arrested in relation to this seizure.

The drug raid took place on Wednesday, 23 October.

Tonga police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area recently or has any other information valuable to contact them.

Following the seizure the Drug Enforcement Taskforce arrested a 23-year-old man from Fahefa on Saturday 26 October for drug-related offence.

According to police, 6.62 grams of cannabis was allegedly seized from the accused’s vehicle following a road accident.

Police have charged the accused with unlawful possession of illicit drugs.

Tonga Police said they are committed to disrupting the supply of drugs and preventing the harm this illegal trade supports.

Anyone with information can contact Police on 922, 22784 or the nearest Police station to you.

Police investigation continues.


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