30 ki­los of shisha con­fis­cated at air­port

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

Thirty ki­los of un­de­clared wa­ter­pipe shisha to­bacco was seized by the Cus­toms En­force­ment Sec­tion at Malta In­ter­na­tional Air­port on Fri­day.

Lug­gage be­long­ing to a Libyan na­tional who had just landed in Malta was deemed sus­pi­cious and, upon in­spec­tion, of­fi­cials found the un­de­clared to­bacco wrapped in foil and hid­den in­side sealed con­tain­ers of wash­ing pow­der.

The Libyan na­tional, who has a Mal­tese res­i­dence permit, was ar­rested and is be­ing in­ves­ti­gated by the po­lice.

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