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Man ‘wanted for murder’ arrested with 1kg of cannabis

PUBLISHED: 12:31 18 July 2019 | UPDATED: 12:54 18 July 2019

The 'wanted man' was arrested on Love Road, Lowestoft. Picture: Google Maps

The 'wanted man' was arrested on Love Road, Lowestoft. Picture: Google Maps

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A man who was wanted for murder has been arrested following a surveillance operation.

Arturas Kliauga, of Cathcart Street in Lowestoft, was arrested on Love Road in the town on Wednesday night, at around 9.30pm.

The 37-year-old was wanted for murder on a National Crime Agency European Arrest Warrant in Lithuania, Suffolk Police said.

At the time of his arrest, Kliauga was found with 1kg worth of cannabis - a net worth of around £11,000, police confirm.

He was arrested and charged on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis.

In a post on Twitter, police have warned "we are watching you".

They said: "Very long shift for #EastScorpion in #Lowestoft today. Male arrested on @NCA_UK European Arrest Warrant and found with around £11,000 worth of Cannabis. #Wearewatchingyou.Kliagua will appear at Westminster Magistrate's Court today in relation to the NCA warrant.


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