Updated: Caught red-handed sniffing coke in Marsaskala toilet

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Two men were arrested as they were caught consuming drugs in an establishment’s toilet in Triq il-Qaliet, Marsaskala.

In a statement, the Police stated that yesterday evening, the Drug Squad Police raided an establishment where two Serbian men, aged 41 and 37 years old, were arrested on site. They are both Maltese residents.

A 54-year-old man residing in Żabbar and manages the establishment was also arrested. With the help of the K9 dogs, the Police found pieces of cannabis resin under the sink, around 47 grams of what is suspected to be cocaine, 55 grams of what is being suspected to be the cannabis plant together with an electronic measuring scale and other drug related items.

In the establishments’ safe and at the owners’ residence the Police discovered a considerate amount of cash money.

A Magisterial Inquiry was appointed into the case and the three arrested persons are being held by the Police to help in the investigations, that are still on going by the Drugs Squad and by the Money Laundering department within the Economic Crime Squad.