Man arrested in connection with drug possession and arson

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 21-year-old man is being held under arrest in connection with drug possession and arson on a car. The man was arrested in Valletta on Tuesdays following days of investigation.

The case goes back to 31 December 2020. A report reached Paola District Police at around 02:00 am.

Upon reaching Triq l-Isqof Tumas Gargallo in Tarxien that officers found a Toyota Vitz in flames.

The alleged arsonist was identified from CCTV footage. Following his arrest, a search on his vehicle resulted in finding 31 doses of what is suspected to be cocaine.

The man is expected to appear in front of duty Magistrate Dr Neville Camilleri today.

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