Civil servant duo charged for alleged unlawful possession

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Two civil servants from Kadavu have been charged with a count each of unlawful possession of illicit drugs.

According to police, the two accused, a driver and an employee were arrested after the Government vehicle they were travelling was stopped by officers on patrol along Tavuki Road over the weekend.

“A search conducted inside the vehicle resulted in the seizure of dried leaves confirmed to be marijuana. The two have been charged with one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs each,” said police spokesperson Ana Naisoro in a statement.

She added the two were escorted from Kadavu yesterday and will be produced in Court today.

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