Eight ar­rested in sep­a­rate drug raids over week­end

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

Eight peo­ple have been ar­rested over the week­end in sep­a­rate raids con­ducted by the po­lice drug squad.

The po­lice said that four of the ar­rested per­sons, aged be­tween 15 and 21, were ar­rested in Marsas­cala af­ter they were caught with cannabis and cannabis resin.

In an­other case, the po­lice are hold­ing a man, aged 26, who was caught with co­caine in a bar in Że­j­tun.

Two men aged 20 and 35 were ar­rested in Paceville, with the 20year-old be­ing found with 100 ec­stasy pills and co­caine sa­chets ready to be sold. Fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tions led the po­lice to a garage in At­tard where a sub­stan­tial amount of cannabis was dis­cov­ered. The 35-year-old was caught with an amount of co­caine.

The eighth ar­rest was made at the air­port, where a 22-year-old was ar­rested with 3.4 kilo­grammes of khat.

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