The Malta Independent 20 June 2019, Thursday

One kilo of heroin hidden in chicken coop, two men arrested

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 13:35 Last update: about 11 months ago

The police have arrested two men after one kilogramme of heroin was found hidden in a chicken coop and cocaine was discovered in a car.

In a statement, the police said that officers conducted a search in a farm in Siggiewi where the heroin was discovered. They later found the cocaine in a car being used by a 33-year-old man of Qormi.

The man and the farm owner, a 42-year-old man of Siggiewi, were taken to the police headquarters for questioning.

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Magistrate Gabriella Vella is conducting an inquiry.

The two men are expected to be arraigned in court tomorrow.

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