Man arrested in Birkirkara drug bust

Police arrest man after finding herbal cannabis intended for trafficking in his home

The drugs were found in the man's home, ready to be trafficked (Photo: Malta Police)
The drugs were found in the man's home, ready to be trafficked (Photo: Malta Police)

A 41-year-old man has been arrested following a drug bust which saw police find drugs in his home.

Searches carried out on Friday by the drug squad and Rapid Intervention Unit (RIU) led to the discovery of a substance suspected to be herbal cannabis - which was ready to be trafficked - as well as an electronic scale and other drug-related paraphernalia, at the man's residence.

(Photo: Malta Police)
(Photo: Malta Police)

Magistrate Caroline Farrugia Frendo has started and inquiry on the case and appointed various experts to assist her. 

Police investigations are ongoing.

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