Italian man extradited to Malta over smuggling charges

Alleged drug smuggler extradited back to Malta

A 55-year-old Italian man wanted by authorities on smuggling and possession charges has been extradited back to Malta.

A European arrest warrant was issued for the man by Maltese authorities.

The man will be charged on Sunday over the possession and importation of drugs in front of duty magistrate Astrid May Grima.

More details to follow.