Greek man arrested after importing drugs

Reference Number: PR_727_19, Press Release Issue Date: Dec 05, 2019

Following an operation by the Drugs Squad Police, a Greek man who resides in Mosta was arrested after he tried to import illicit drugs.

The 29-year-old man was arrested during a controlled delivery of the package which had arrived from Spain. When the package was opened, inside a carton box and wrapped in plastic bags, around 1kg of cannabis grass was found.

Duty Magistrate was informed and appointed an Inquiry. Investigations by the Police are ongoing and the man is expected to be arraigned in Court tomorrow.