Five arrested in Zejtun drug raids

Police find cocaine and heroin in Zejtun raids

Raids in Zejtun yielded substances suspected of being cocaine and heroin
Raids in Zejtun yielded substances suspected of being cocaine and heroin

Five people have been arrested over the possession of drugs following raids in Zejtun.

Police said the arrests were carried out after a number of raids. In an operation carried out on Sunday, police stopped a 53-year-old male in Triq Bon Kunsill, with a search yielding three packets containing a substance suspected of being cocaine.

Credit: Malta Police
Credit: Malta Police

Further searches were carried out at his residence in Triq Siniskal. 11 packets containing cocaine found hidden in birdseed were uncovered by the K9 unit.

In another operation on Tuesday, police arrested four persons following days of surveillance. A search at a residence in Triq Joe Attard yielded a number of packets containing substances suspected of being cocaine and heroin ready to be trafficked.

Cash and objects used for the trafficking of drugs were also found at the residence.

Police investigations are ongoing.  

Credit: Malta Police
Credit: Malta Police

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