45-year-old arrested in Zebbug drug bust

Police found 15kg of cannabis plant in the vehicle of a Valletta man who resides in Zebbug • At the man's residence they later found cannabis resin and cocaine

15 kilos of Cannabis was found in the man's car
15 kilos of Cannabis was found in the man's car

A 45-year-old man from Valletta residing in Zebbug was arrested by the drug squad on Friday night, following the discovery of around 15 kilogrammes of cannabis plant in his vehicle. 

The cannabis was ready for distribution, police said.

Further investigation at the man’s Zebbug residence resulted in the discovery of another 300g of cannabis resin, 80g of cocaine and more cannabis plants.

Magistrate Audrey Demicoli was informed of the case, and appointed a number of experts to assist in the inquiry. 

The man will be arraigned before magistrate Claire Stafrace Zammitlater on this morning,. 

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