Two young men arrested during raid; 8-year-old present

CMRU

The Police have arrested two young men in a raid in a house in which there was also an 8-year-old.

In a statement, the Police said that the raid was yesterday and two young men, who are also brothers, of 18 and 22 years of age were arrested. This was in Birkirkara in Triq Santa Tereża.

The Police observed the youths entering and leaving the residence at different times of day over a period of a number of days. They found small bags with a green substance which was allegedly synthetic ready to be trafficked, as well as a number of small bags of cannabis and a number of alleged ecstasy pills along with cash during the raid. There were also watched and other items which are being investigated.

A 44-year-old woman and her 8-year-old son were also in the house at the time.

According to the Police, due to bad hygiene and drugs found in the residence, the authorities asked for Child Protection Services to assist them and act in the child’s interests.