Cannabis packages wash ashore in Għajnsielem


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Several packages containing drugs were found ashore in Gozo on Saturday afternoon. The police were informed about the drug find around 4.15pm. is informed that 16 bundles believed to contain cannabis have been washed up on the shores in the area around Fort Chambray in Għajnsielem – between Mġarr Harbour and Xatt l-Aħmar.

Two men who were strolling in the area informed the police immediately. The district police conducted the investigation into the case.

A police spokesperson confirmed the drug find. Later in a statement the police said 83 pieces of cannabis bricks were found in 16 bundles each containing five bricks. Three bricks were found on shore separately. The bundles were sealed in plastic bags.

Magistrate Monica Vella is leading the inquiry.