The raid conducted on a farm in Kanakana Village resulted in the seizure of more than 180 green plants and up to 1,300 shoots of green plants believed to be marijuana.
A raid on a farm in Tukavesi in Cakaudrove, Vanua Levu has led police to the discovery of 180 mature plants and 1300 seedlings believed to be marijuana.
The plants were uprooted from a farm in Kanakana Village by a joint team of officers from the Tukavesi Police Station and the Police Special Response Unit yesterday morning.
The owner of the alleged farm was also arrested and remains in Police custody.
Other arrests made in the Northern Division included a 50year old man from Waikava Settlement. A search at a checkpoint in Bagasau led to the discovery of dried leaves wrapped in aluminum foil in his possession.
At the same checkpoint a 45-year-old farmer from Karoko Village was also arrested. He had dried leaves believed to be marijuana in his possession.
At the Labasa Market, a 28-year-old man from Vuinadi Village was arrested following the discovery of seeds believed to be marijuana in his possession.
All suspects remain in custody as investigations continue and police await results of the analysis of the plants.