5 Feb 2019

German man in Fiji police custody

6:37 am on 5 February 2019

A German national is in police custody following a raid at an apartment in Fiji yesterday.

70710201 - lautoka, fiji -  dec 30 2016:fijian police officers patrolling in the main street. the fiji police force annual statistics reveal an 18% increase in crime cases in 2015.

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The police said the man was arrested when dried leaves believed to be marijuana and white substances suspected to be cocaine were found in his apartment.

Police also found large amounts of foreign and local currencies in his possession.

A local woman, believed to be the suspect's partner, was also taken in for questioning.

Police investigations are continuing.