24 Jan 2014

Suspended Tonga cop jailed for drugs import

8:48 am on 24 January 2014

Tonga's supreme court has jailed a suspended policeman for importing a controlled substance used to produce drugs.

Matangi Tonga says Valeliano Manu was given a five-year sentence along with two foreigners, Chinchiu Liu and ShiQing Lin.

They were found to have for imported more than two kilos of pseudoephedrine.

A fourth man, Xiu Ming Lin, was jailed for 10 months for possession of the substance.