The Police have made a number of drug hauls from various places around Hamrun and Marsa.
In a statement the Police said that the hauls were made on Friday following several Police reports in connection with illegal activities which may have been taking place in the area.
The District Police, the Community Police, the Anti-Drug Squad, the Rapid Intervention Unit, the Immigration Police and the Police Dog division worked hand in hand to carry out inspections inside shops in Triq Qormi and Triq Dun Nerik Cordina Perez in Hamrun, as well as in Ġnien is-6 t’Awwissu in Marsa.
During these inspections, the documents of the people inside these establishments were also checked and from various searches, several of them were found to be in possession of drugs, while the permits of the shops were also checked.
In Ġnien is-6 t’Awwissu in Marsa, a number of packets of cannabis were also found, while synthetic drugs were found hidden in the soil.