Several people arrested for drug possession

Over the last three days the police arrested 78 people in total in relation to drug possession

A total of 78 people have been arrested by the anti-drug squad over the weekend in connection with possession and trafficking of drugs.

Last night alone, in the area close to Attard and Mosta, 26 people were arrested. Ages varied between 16 and 40.

The police’s communications office said that the nationalities of those arrested included Maltese, Poles and Swedes, many of whom were found in possession of cannabis plant and cannabis resin.

Informed sources have told MaltaToday that several of the arrests were made at the Earth Garden festival, which took place at Ta’ Qali over the weekend.

Investigations are still underway.

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