One kilo of heroin hid­den in chicken coop, two men ar­rested

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

The po­lice have ar­rested two men af­ter one kilo­gramme of heroin was found hid­den in a chicken coop and co­caine was dis­cov­ered in a car.

In a state­ment, the po­lice said that of­fi­cers con­ducted a search in a farm in Sig­giewi where the heroin was dis­cov­ered. They later found the co­caine in a car be­ing used by a 33-year-old man of Qormi.

The man and the farm owner, a 42-year-old man of Sig­giewi, were taken to the po­lice head­quar­ters for ques­tion­ing.

Mag­is­trate Gabriella Vella is con­duct­ing an in­quiry.

The two men are ex­pected to be ar­raigned in court to­day.

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