The Malta Independent 15 April 2021, Thursday

Man caught, another escapes as police seize drugs

Saturday, 28 November 2020, 13:47 Last update: about 6 months ago

A man from Togo was arrested and another man managed to run away as police officers seized drugs in Marsa on Friday evening.

The police said that the 43-year-old man from Togo, who resides in Birzebbuga, was arrested in Triq is-Sajjieda at around 8.45pm.

Police officers from the Rapid Intervention Unit had approached two men who were acting suspiciously.

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The two ran away in different directions, with one of them disposing of a bag which was found to contain cannabis.

The police are still searching for the second man.

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