16 Jan 2024

Fiji meth bust stuns anti-drug advocates

From Morning Report, 8:35 am on 16 January 2024

Anti-drug advocates in Fiji are stunned following yesterday's mammoth methamphetamine seizure.

Almost eight hundred containers filled with the drug were found in an under-construction home in Nadi.

Police have provided no figure on the dollar amount of the seizure, but New Zealand trends suggest a street value in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

An investigation is now underway into allegations that prominent figures and officials may be connected to the reportedly multi-million dollar bust.

Drug Free World Fiji founder Kalesi Volatabu spoke to Charlotte Cook.