Minister of Police and Prisons, Faualo Harry Schuster is on the move to wipe out “corrupt police officers on the force” whose identity surfaced during the recent drug raids.
In doing that, the Minister confirmed an internal investigation has been launched after evidence discovered in relation to Police Officers involved in using of hard drugs such as methamphetamine or ice.
In the span of three months police took into custody more than 15 people accused of dealing drugs in the Country; as a result of drug raids in Vaitele, Fa’atoia, Nu’u and Vaigaga where the latest raid was conducted last week.
Police arrested four people and discovered baggies of ice, along with numerous of electronics, they suspect are connected to a number of burglaries in the Country.
The Minister said the Police role vital in any community and efforts to eliminate hard drugs in the Country is commendable.