Drug charge made

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A MAN has admitted being in possession of an illegal drug commonly used by vets as a horse tranquilliser.

Nathan Davies pleaded guilty to having 1.56 grams of class C drug ketamine on him in Hampshire on September 3.

The 24-year-old, from Fishery Lane, Hayling island, was given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay 85 costs by Fareham magistrates.

An order was made for the drugs to be forfeited and destroyed.