5 people arrested

5 arrested in Samoa for drug-related offences

Samoa Deputy Police Commissioner Papalii Monalisa Tiai Keti told Tala Fou that police seized methamphetamine and utensils, marijuana and a 9mm unlawful pistol from the site after they executed a search warrant on Saturday.

The five individuals, the oldest being 62 years old, are now jointly charged with possession of narcotics and utensils.

They are all in custody to await their first court appearance on 22 May 2023 for mention.