Man arrested on suspicion of trafficking heroin in Gozo

A man was arrested in Rabat in Gozo on suspicion of drug trafficking. It is also believed that the man committed this crime less than 100 metres away from where youths regularly meet.

The 55 year old man was arrested yesterday. The arrest was handled by the Anti-Drug Squad.

He was found carrying sachets which are suspected to have been filled with heroin, showing that the drug was not for personal use. Similar sachets were found at the man’s residence, along with a substantial amount of cash and a weighing scale.

Magistrate Brigette Sultana launched an inquiry regarding the case. The man is expected to be taken to court today accused of being in possession and trafficking heroin and for committing this act less than 100 metres away from where youths meet.

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