Two to be arraigned in court over 31kg cannabis find

CMRU

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Two men will be arraigned on Friday morning after the police found 31kg of cannabis in a vehicle which they had driven to Malta from Pozzallo, Sicily and arrested them.

The brothers aged 18 and 21, are from Romania.

The men had just arrived in Malta, when the police stopped them in Marsa and searched their vehicle. The drugs were discovered hidden in a false bottom compartment in the vehicle they were in.

An inquiry on the case which is led by duty magistrate Victor Axiaq has commenced.

The police will arraign the brothers in court on Friday where they are expected to be charged with the importation and trafficking of cannabis.

The police say investigations are still ongoing.