Updated | Police bust two selling cocaine from their car

Couple are arrested close to Buġibba’s main square after police catch them selling drugs from their car • 24-year-old man charged in court

Cash and drugs were found in the car (Photos: Police)
Cash and drugs were found in the car (Photos: Police)

A 24-year-old man has been granted bail after police charged him with drug possession.

Nikolai Bondin from Birżebbuġa was arrested on Sunday along with a 20-year-old woman while the couple were in a car close to Buġibba's main square.

At least €2,500 in cash was found inside the car
At least €2,500 in cash was found inside the car

The man, who has a drug addiction, pleaded not guilty. Magistrate Rachel Montebello on Monday granted him bail on condition that he signs the bail book at the police station every day and can only leave his house between 7am and 8pm.

Bondin and the woman were under police surveillance over suspicion they were selling drugs from their car.

The couple were surprised by police officers from the rapid intervention unit while in their car at 10pm on Sunday.

A search of the vehicle yielded cocaine and at least €2,500 in cash.

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