The Malta Independent 19 August 2019, Monday

Homeless man arrested at primary school he used as sleeping quarters

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 13:03 Last update: about 5 days ago

A homeless man, arrested at the primary school he was sleeping in whilst carrying 2 kilograms of cannabis grass and 160 ecstasy pills, has been remanded in custody this morning.

35 year-old Andrej Kristikjevikj from Montenegro was arraigned before magistrate Audrey Demicoli, accused of possession of cannabis and ecstasy in circumstances which denoted that the drugs were not intended solely for his personal use. He was also accused of committing the offences within 100 metres of a school.

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Kristikjevikj was arrested in Msida after a police investigation into related reports. 

Legal aid lawyer Mark Mifsud Cutajar entered a not guilty plea on the man’s behalf.

Bail was not granted.

Inspector Colin Sheldon prosecuted.

 

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