Four arrested for narcotic production after Police raid

Three males and one female have been arrested for illegal narcotic production, after a Police raid in a village on the West-Coast of Upolu Island.

During the raid, several marijuana plants were seized, after members of the public reported suspicious activity on the property. 

Police confirmed that the four suspects have been charged for unlawful cultivation of prohibited plants. 

The public has also been reminded that cultivating, possessing and consuming marijuana is illegal under Samoan law with a maximum penalty of 14 years’ imprisonment. 

The suspects are in Police custody until a court hearing is finalized.

Shivani Sharma
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