UPDATED: Four persons arrested in connection with 70 kg drug seizure at Ghadira
Three Maltese persons and an Italian female are presently under arrest and are being interrogated by the Police after Anti-Drug Squad officers seized a large quantity of drugs at Ghadira on Wednesday evening.
It results from information available to tvm.com.mt that following an analysis carried out during the night, the amount of drugs has been quantified as 70 kg.
It was reported yesterday that the Police had intercepted a boat on which what appeared to be 50 kg of cannabis were found. Police officers escorted the boat to the shore, and disembarked the persons on board close to the Tunny Net at Ghadira.
The arrested persons were taken to Police Headquarters for further interrogation. An inquiry is being conducted by Duty Magistrate Marseann Farrugia.