Woman in custody for alleged possession of meth

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman was arrested in Sigatoka for allegedly carrying white powder believed to be illicit drugs.

In a statement, police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the suspect was caught by a woman constable who found the 22-year-old sitting inside a car near a supermarket in town and acting in a suspicious manner on Monday afternoon.

“The suspect was escorted to the Sigatoka Police Station where a search was conducted,” she said.

“The search resulted in the discovery of small clear bags containing white substances and crystals believed to be methamphetamine and a bag containing pink tablets.

“Also seized were smoking apparatus, a syringe and memory cards.

“The suspect remains in custody as investigations continue.”

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