The Malta Independent 24 October 2021, Sunday

Updated: Two men arraigned on drugs charges, remanded in custody

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 10:23 Last update: about 2 months ago

Two men are were arraigned on drugs charges on Tuesday after they were found to be in possession of cocaine and cannabis.

The two men, aged 33 and 45, from Somalia, were arrested in Ġnien Spinola, St Julian’s, by members of the Community Police.

Officers who were out on patrol noticed the men acting suspiciously, with one of the suspects seen handing a bag to the other person. A search yielded a number of packets stuffed with the drugs.

Before magistrate Natasha Galea Sciberras, Nasir Aydiid Aabi, 46 sena, pleaded not guilty to trafficking, while Ahmed Qadar Abuukar, 33, pleaded not guilty to buying drugs from Aabi.

Both men were remanded in custody.

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