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Thousands of marijuana plants confiscated in Samoa’s biggest drug bust

Some of the thousands of marijuana plants confiscated in Samoa late last week.

Apia, SAMOA — Police rounded up the biggest drug bust operation in Samoa with about 10,000 marijuana plants, military firearms, methamphetamine utensils and cash seized at Faleatiu.

The operation in the deepwoods of Faleatiu Thursday morning saw six suspects being arrested in relation to the bust that includes two females and escaped prisoner Uili Manuleleua.

Police Commissioner, Fuiavailiili Egon Keil led the successful operation with the support of 100 police officers in surveillance and a few in police uniform

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