Drug suspect to spend Christmas in remand

A 19-YEAR-OLD man charged with a count each of being found in possession of illicit drugs and money laundering will spend the festive season in prison.

This is after Nelson Vakarorogo who appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar at the High Court in Suva this morning was remanded and will take his plea on February 1, 2019.

It is alleged that Mr Vakarorogo unlawfully had in his possession 905 grams of marijuana on June 15 2018, in Nasinu.

It is also alleged that he laundered $3900 on the same day.

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