Youth charged with cannabis trafficking

CMRU

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

An 18-year-old man was remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to trafficking charges.

The British youth was arraigned before Duty Magistrate Paul Coppini in a court in Gozo after he was arrested on Friday after he was found at Enrico Mizzi Street, Victoria.

He was accused of being in possession of cannabis and of trafficking cannabis. He was also accused of trafficking drugs within 100 metres of a place frequented by youths and of relapsing.

The youth pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against him. He was remanded in custody.

Police Inspector Josef Gauci led the prosecution.