Solomons police get help curbing kwaso use

5:31 pm on 8 May 2019

Solomon Islands police have welcomed the support of chiefs, in the Lau Baelelea constituency of Malaita, in curbing the rise in kwaso and marijuana use in the area.

Solomon Islands police with seized kwaso.

Solomon Islands police with seized kwaso. Photo: Supplied/ RSIPF Media Unit

Kwaso is illegally distilled liquor.

The provincial police commander, Superintendent Solomon Sisimia, said recently the chiefs and elders helped police raid a kwaso distillation plant in the Malu'u area.

He said these sorts of drugs are contributing to the rise of antisocial behaviour and he's encouraging the chiefs, community leaders, elders, women and youth to continue to work with police.

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