Senior Customs officer convicted over meth import dies in prison

A former Senior Customs Officer who was jailed for six years imprisonment has died in prison.

Paula Naitoko. Photo/Facebook

Paula Naitoko, 69, was sentenced on 21 October to six-years for importing a substantial amount of methamphetamine and firearms, concealed in a box from the United States in 2019

He was found guilty in the Supreme Court of importing 6662 grams of methamphetamine worth of TOP$1 million.

Naitoko, who was nearing retirement age, was also found guilty of trying to smuggle guns and ammunition into the country.

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