Drug raids

Vanuatu police charge students over drugs and pornography

Eight students were among those charged for possessing marijuana and viewing pornography.

The students were caught in an empty house near their school.

A police statement said officers conducted a three-day ‘Operation Black Ice’ and arrested a total of 35 people.

The accused will appear in court on 5 December.

The operation was focused on eradicating marijuana and a total of 29 searches were conducted, including a vessel.

Thirteen young people were arrested at another empty house near Karri Shopping and Freswota 6 Hill for marijuana possession.