Released from arrest after found in possession of cannabis

An 18-year-old British citizen was released from arrest after he was arraigned in front of the Court in Gozo over possession of cannabis.

The young man appeared in front of Magistrate Brigitte Sultana on Tuesday. He was arrested on Monday after being found in possession a substantial amount of the illegal plant. Amongst other things, he was accused of drug trafficking.

The British national pleaded not guilty to the charges against him and was released with a number of conditions.