Somali stopped with 3.5 kilos of khat at the airport
A 22-year-old Somali man was yesterday charged with having imported 3.5 kilos of khat. The man was stopped by officers at the Malta International Airport on Sunday.
Abdirashid Adan Guled, who works as a waiter, was charged with importing the drug, which was not intended for his personal use. He pleaded not guilty.
Legal aid lawyer Victor Bugeja told Magistrate Donatella Frendo Dimech the accused was not requesting bail at this time. He was remanded in custody.
Inspector Frank Tabone prosecuted. Anthony