POLICE NEWS UPDATES

PROGRESS REPORT ON DRUGS CASE

A 39 year old man will be appearing at the Nadi Magistrates Court this morning in relation to the discovery of a package believed to be containing illegal drugs found at the Nadi Airport Post office last week.

The accused has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs.

The parcel was sent from Hong Kong last week and the matter was initially attended to by Customs Officers and later referred to Police for further investigations.

A raid was conducted at the forwarding address on the suspicious package on Saturday afternoon whereby other alleged illegal substances were also found.

Meanwhile another investigation has commenced following the discovery of another two parcels allegedly containing illicit drugs at the Nadi Airport Post Office.

The parcel arrived on different flight from Hong Kong last week and was discovered by a customs officer of Namaka, Nadi and was also was allegedly being sent to the same forwarding address as the first parcel discovered last week.

The alleged illicit substance has been sent for testing as investigations continue.