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Aust man remains in custody for his alleged involvement in $30M heroin discovery

Aust man remains in custody for his alleged involvement in $30M heroin discovery

By Nirupa Siwan and Ronal Deo
Friday 26/12/2014

An Australian man remains in custody for his alleged involvement where 30 million Fijian dollars worth of heroin was discovered at the Lautoka Wharf last Sunday.

Police said that the suspect is being questioned as investigations continue.

The discovery of heroin was a joint operation between the Fiji Police Force and Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority which was found inside the tyre of a quad bike.

Meanwhile, a 40-year-businessman, Mohammed Shaheed Khan charged with one count of unlawful importation of illicit drugs has been remanded in custody by the Lautoka Magistrates Court on Thursday.

It is alleged that between the 1st and 21st December 2014, Khan imported 29.9 kilograms of illicit drugs namely Heroin without lawful authority in Lautoka.

The case has been transferred to the High Court for first call on 14th January 2015 before Justice De Silva.

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