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Police seize meth concealed in bread

Fiji Police discovered methamphetamine concealed inside a loaf of bread during a routine check in the weekend.

The incident occurred on Friday 24th, 2024, when a report was received at the Tukavesi Police Station.

According to Assistant Commissioner of Police – Operations (ACP) Livai Driu, the bread, containing a zip-lock bag with white crystals believed to be methamphetamine, was ordered by a construction worker and delivered via a bus servicing the area.

This discovery is part of a series of drug-related arrests and seizures reported by the police across different divisions.

In the Northern Division, two men were apprehended at the Labasa bus stand and market for possessing illicit drugs believed to be marijuana.

Meanwhile, in the Central Division, a 54-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were taken into custody in Toorak, Suva, after several sachets containing suspected marijuana and methamphetamine were found in their possession.

Further arrests include two men at a Suva Market juice stall where officers found dried leaves wrapped in aluminum foil believed to be marijuana and over $700 suspected to be proceeds from criminal activities.

In the Southern Division, three men were arrested in Toguru, Navua, following the discovery of similar substances along with smoking apparatuses and cash.

The Western Division also reported multiple drug-related incidents.

In Rakiraki, two men were arrested after being found with dried leaves believed to be marijuana.

Lautoka saw the arrest of three men and a woman at Lauwaki Settlement with methamphetamine and marijuana.

Additionally, a 17-year-old was detained after the discovery of marijuana wrapped in aluminum foil, and a 42-year-old was apprehended along Saweni Top Road, also found with marijuana and suspected of attempting to bribe the arresting officer with $100.

Simran Chand
Simran Chand
Journalist |


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