Three man charged for drug related offence
December 27, 2018 7:54 am
The Suva Magistrates Court has bailed two men who are facing drug related charges in separate matters.
While one remains in Police custody.
The first man, Danial Raj is charged with one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs.
It is alleged that on Sunday in Narere, without lawful authority, he possessed 0.4grams of marijuana.
Magistrate, Waleen George granted bail considering Raj was a first time offender.
The Magistrate highlighted that there has been an increase in reported cases of drugs in that particular area.
A bail bond of $200 has been placed and the matter will be recalled on February 21st.
In another case, Ratu Sakiusa Batitoa is facing one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs.
He is alleged to have been found in possession of 0.5grams of marijuana on Monday.
Batitoa has been granted bail with a bond of $100 and will reappear on January 24th.
The third man, Paula Lesu is charged with one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs.
It is alleged that Lesu was found in possession of 0.5 grams of marijuana.
Lesu has been remanded and the matter has been adjourned to January 9th.