During a traffic inspection which took place Monday evening in Raħal Ġdid, police arrested 3 men in possession of a large amount of drugs which were not meant for personal use.
During the inspection, police stopped a Peugeot 2008 driven by a Hungarian 38 year old resident of San Ġwann, with two other men of the same nationality riding passenger.
Due to reasonable suspicion, a vehicle search was carried out, which resulted in the police finding a pouch in the driver’s side door.
In the pouch were eight containers with a drug suspected to be cocaine. On the same seat of the driver was a bag with a container which hid a number of pills suspected to be MDMA.
A bag was found on the back of the car, container 11 paper containers filled with transparent containers filled with the same suspected drug as well as cannabis.
An inquiry has been opened in relation to this case, with the men being held in the General Headquarter lock up in Floriana. They are expected to be arraigned in court at around 1430hrs.