Malta Independent

Seven arrested in Qormi drug raid, suspected cocaine, heroin seized


Seven people were arrested in a police drug raid inside a garage in Qormi on Tuesday evening.

Personnel from the Drug Squad, District Police, the Special Interventi­on Unit and the Canine Unit were involved in the operation, which took place in Triq il-Mejjilla, the police said.

The persons who were arrested hail from Qormi, Valletta, Zejtun, Msida and St Paul’s Bay. Their ages vary between 38 and 47.

Several packets filled with a brown or white substance, believed to be cocaine and heroin, were found inside the garage. Other drug-related items were also seized.

Magistrate Monica Vella is leading an inquiry.

The seven are expected to be arraigned in the coming days.

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