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Source: Northern Territory Police

Northern Territory Police have charged a 64-year-old man in an East Arnhem community for offences under the NT Tobacco Act.

It is alleged that the man sold individual cigarettes to a member of the community. Police searched the premises and located:

  • 6 X 40-packets of cigarettes
  • 38 x deal bags containing approximately 1.9 kilograms of kava
  • A quantity of cash

The man was charged with:

  • supply kava without a licence
  • sell tobacco product without licence
  • sell cigarettes – less than packet of 20

He was issued a notice to appear in Nhulunbuy Local Court on 9 February 2021.