Two Maltese men arrested for drug trafficking from Sicily to Malta
LA VALLETTA (MALTA) (ITALPRESS/MNA) – Two Maltese men were arrested by the Maltese authorities for drug trafficking from Sicily to Malta. The two men have been arrested over a cannabis find of 34kg with an estimated value of 700,000. The imported drugs from Sicily were stored in a garage in Zebbug. On Saturday evening, the Police Drugs Squad, followed a van after it arrived from Sicily. The garage was surrounded by the police, after two cars were stopped from leaving the property.
The police found 300,000 in cash, and the cannabis, which was hidden in a hollowed-out section of the van.
The men were charged with trafficking, drug possession and money laundering among other charges. Both pleaded not guilty however they were remanded in custody.