3 youths arrested after cannabis, cocaine find


Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Three men aged between 21 and 27 were arrested during the night between Saturday and Sunday.

The police noticed two men acting suspiciously next to a car on Triq Dragonara, St Julian’s. The police approached the pair when one of the men took out a tin from the car. In a statement the police said that one of the men is 21-years-old while the other is 26-years-old, both residing in Ħal Qormi.

The tin contained a substance suspected to be cannabis grass while more than €1,300 in cash were found on the other man following a police search.

The police proceeded to carry out a search at the residence of one of the men, where they found four bags of cannabis and two bags containing cocaine.

A 27-year-old man from Ħaż-Żebbuġ was also arrested in connection to the case.

Magistrate Donatella Frendo Dimech is leading the magisterial inquiry into the case.

St Julian’s District Police are leading the investigations.