Drug Possession: Suspicious Powder Found On A Prisoner

An officer of the Melrose prison discovered a packet containing powder in the underwear of a prisoner yesterday, Thursday October 13.

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The latter, aged 37, was walking alone and suspiciously inside the detention center when he was arrested. It was after a body search that the suspected substance was found in his possession.

The substance was given to elements of the Anti Drug and Smuggling Unit (ADSU). A police investigation has been opened.