Tahiti probe into alleged drugs ring

2:04 pm on 30 March 2017

An investigation is underway in French Polynesia into the alleged smuggling of methamphetamines from the United States.

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Tahiti Nui TV reports that three people have been arrested.

The broadcaster Polynesie Premiere named a local businesswoman as being the ring leader of the operation which included a DJ.

She was described as the head of an event promotion agency.

Fifty grams of the drug had reportedly been seized during a search.

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