Three persons arrested over drugs

Reference Number: PR_667_19, Press Release Issue Date: Nov 09, 2019

Three persons, two men and a woman aged between 20 and 28 years, were arrested by the Police Drug Squad, assisted by the Rapid Intervention Unit.

A suspicious Toyota vehicle was noted in Triq It-Tin, Qormi. The Police Drug Squad followed the car and one of the men, who was driving the vehicle, was instructed to stop but he reversed into the Police vehicle. He then fled from the spot but, was arrested after a search for him.

Both passengers who were with him in the vehicle were immediately arrested on site and a search in the vehicle leaded to an illegal substance which allegedly was a kilogram of cocaine.

A magisterial inquiry was appointed and Police investigations are still on going.