A question raised by MP ʻIsileli Pulu in the Tongan Parliament about the way how police keep 204 kilograms of cocaine found aboard a yacht bound for Australia that ran aground off the Tonga coast near Vava’u in Nov 2012 was taken seriously by the Minister of Police.
via Hon.Tūʻutafaiva was cautious when questioned over cocaine – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.
Australian police said Friday they had seized 750 kilograms (1,650 pounds) of cocaine in Vanuatu following a multinational investigation into yachts trafficking drugs in the South Pacific.
Australian Federal Police, Australian Customs and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration said they had collaborated with South Pacific countries for several years to target criminal organisations using the region as a transit point.
via Australia police seize huge cocaine haul in Pacific | Fox News.