Police seize more than 2000 marijuana plants
14 March, 2019, 2:15 pm
OVER the last 48 hours more than 2000 plants believed to be marijuana was uprooted from two separate farms in the Northern and Southern Division.
Fiji Police Force Director of Operations, SSP Abdul Khan confirmed this in a statement issued today saying as part of the ongoing drug operations around the country, officers are revisiting known drug cultivating areas.
“In Kadavu, officers uprooted more than 1,900 plants from a farm in Lawaki and more than 230 plants from a farm in Lavidi both in the district of Nakasaleka,” SSP Khan said.
“In the Northern Division, a team from the Tukavesi Police Station revisited a farm in Loa, Cakaudrove known for the cultivation of marijuana and discovered more than 160 plants believed to be marijuana ranging from 1-2meters,” he said.
SSP Khan said investigations continue in all three cases where the search for the owners of the farms continues.
“Information from members of the public continues to be received on the alleged involvement of drug cultivators and we are grateful for the continuous support.”