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Solomon Islands Police confiscates marijuana and kwaso in West Honiara

A combined team of police officers  from White River and Honiara Central Police stations  yesterday (Wednesday 20 September) confiscated marijuana  and the illegal local brew kwaso at Karaina roadside and Savo heights, at White River in West Honiara.

The raid was in response to information supplied by the public alleging the selling of marijuana and kwaso alongside the road.
Three males have been arrested by police in relation to the confiscated items and the trio are expected to be interviewed today.
Officer Commanding White River Police Station, Inspector Walter Manefakale says, “I am pleased with the outcome and cooperation of the public by supplying the information which led to the raid. I urge more members of the communities to provide information to police to ensure those who continue selling and brewing of kwaso and as well as the dangerous drug, marijuana are brought to face justice.”
“I want to remind the public and communities, that its unlawful to grow, use, sell and possess marijuana, while its illegal to brew kwaso and sell without approval from the Minister concern," says Commander Manefakale.

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