Two Gambian men were arrested yesterday evening by the police after they were caught with drugs reported Malta’s Independent newspaper.
The police said that officers at the Qawra station noticed a man who was acting suspiciously in Bugibba Square. Qawra is a popular tourist resort within St. Paul’s Bay in the Northern Region of Malta.
The man was stopped by the officers who found 15 packets of cannabis and a substantial amount of cash. They later carried out a search at his residence in St Paul’s Bay where they found items related to drug trafficking. Another Gambian man, 28, was also arrested at the residence when he was found carrying a sachet of suspected cannabis.