Fighting drug crimes yield results
By: L.N. Reklai
February 8, 2018 (Koror, Palau) – Twenty-one people were charged for drug violations in 2017, according to the newly released report from the Narcotics Enforcement Agency (NEA).
A total of sixty-seven (67) undercover operations were conducted in 2017 resulting in 26 active investigations, 21 drug cases forwarded for prosecution and 21 persons charged for drug crime violations according to the report. Eight of the charged individuals have been convicted for violating drug laws while others are still pending.