The Malta Independent 17 November 2019, Sunday

Dead birds found in Mosta shop, residence; man arrested

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 17:27 Last update: about 8 days ago

The police discovered 53 dead birds in a Mosta shop and a number of other stuffed birds in a residence in the same locality.

A police statement said that a man carrying an eagle was noticed entering a shop in Guzeppi Callus Street at about noon today.

The police raided the shop to discover the 53 dead birds in a freezer at the back of the building. The birds included eagles, storks and ducks.

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Officers later conducted a search at the shop owner’s residence and stuffed birds were discovered.

A 32-year-old man from Mosta is helping the police in their investigations.

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