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Stolen Motorcycles, Heroin & More Found In Massive Raid

Stolen Motorcycles, Heroin & More Found In Massive Raid
Aug 29 2023 Share

Throughout last night, Malta Police Force conducted operations as part of its effort against criminal activities, most prominently against drug trafficking, organised crime and irregular immigration. 

The effort was a collaborative effort between various sections of the police force, which began after 2000hrs and finished by around 0100hrs. 

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The effort was focused on establishments, stables and residences in Marsa, Ħamrun and Naxxar. 

After many days of investigations and observations on residences in Triq il-Ġerrejja in Marsa, police surrounded a stable which was allegedly being used for the sale of drugs. 

Police found a man, who was arrested, and through searches on site, found 385 packets of cocaine, 250 packets of heroin and 45 packets of synthetic cannabis, all ready for sale. 

A considerable amount of cash was also found, as well as a motorcycle which was reported stolen, iron knuckles, a knife, cctv cameras, mobiles and many other items. 

Another operation took place concerning irregular immigration, with 67 living in the country illegally being arrested. They were taken to the Detention Centre and the repatriation process was started. 

Another arrest in relation to prostitution was also conducted, with €4,600 in cash being confiscated. Another Naxxar residence search found €10,500 in cash, a number of branded clothes, jewellery, mobile phones and two vehicles. 

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Teddy Teuma Makes Team Of The Week Alongside Mbappe

Teddy Teuma Makes Team Of The Week Alongside Mbappe
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Maltese born Teddy Teuma, who has just made international sports headlines for his 2 goals and 1 assist in his third game with Reims, has just been listed amongst some of the best players in the world in Ligue 1.

According to Team of the Week, as reported by Sofascore, Teuma registered a score of 9.4 and was listed amongst some of the best, including Kylian Mbappe. 

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The Maltese born also wins the Player of the Week title, with Sofascore writing: 

‘In his third appearance for the club, Teddy Teuma scored a brace and provided an assist in Montpellier, deservedly earning our Player of the Week title.’

Teuma has had eyes turn towards him ever since his big move to his new club, with which he seems to be settling quite comfortably. 

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Maltese Man Climbs Two Mountain Peaks In Just 2 Weeks

Maltese Man Climbs Two Mountain Peaks In Just 2 Weeks
Aug 29 2023 Share

Ryan Farrugia has managed to climb to the highest peaks of both Europe and Africa in the span of two weeks, setting the record as the first Maltese national to complete 2 of the Seven Summits after each other. 

 

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Earlier this August, Ryan managed to climb the mountains in Russia and Tanzania along with a team of five others. 

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He first climbed to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, spending 7 days on the mountain. Following their 5,895 metre journey up that mountain, he travelled to Russia to climb the 5,642-metre Mount Elbrus. 

 

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He now reportedly has Morocco’s Mount Toubkal in his sights, despite expressing how difficult and daunting such tasks are.

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Moment Maltese Activist Was Arrested During Nevada Protest

Moment Maltese Activist Was Arrested During Nevada Protest
Aug 29 2023 Share

The Extinction Rebellion climate protest blocking the road to Burning Man in Nevada was partly led by Maltese activist Tommy Diacono. 

The protest, which was also initiated by Rave Revolution Global, caused a massive traffic jam towards the renowned festival. The intense encounter between activists and drivers culminated in the police arriving on the scene and arresting the former. 

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The activists were met with gun-wielding police officers, with international news stations reporting the encounter with different takes on the matter – some highlighted the police response as excessive whereas others labelled the activists as an inconvenience. 

At one point, the police vehicle rams into the barricade set up by the activists, before they proceed to arrest them at gunpoint. 

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