Man caught with 18kg of drugs upon arrival from Sicily

The 54-year-old man was caught with what is believed to be 6kg of cocaine and 13kg of heroin

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A 54-year-old British man who is resident in Malta was this morning arrested after he was caught entering the country while in possession of 18kg-worth of narcotic substances. 

The drugs were found in the chassis of the man's car upon his arrival to Malta from Sicily. He is believed to have been carrying 6kg of cocaine and 12kg of heroin. 

The man is expected to be arraigned in court tomorrow while a magisterial inquiry is underway.