Somali stopped with 3.5 ki­los of khat at the air­port

Malta Independent - - NEWS - Neil Camil­leri

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

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