A 22-year-old man from Ħamrun and a 21-year-old woman from Żebbuġ were arrested after being caught with a substantial amount of drugs and cash by the Drugs Squad.

The Police said the arrest took place in Gżira on Thursday at 7pm.

Photo: Malta Police ForcePhoto: Malta Police Force

Members of the Drug Squad surrounded their car on Triq ix-Xatt, and a search on the man yielded 50 packets of synthetic drugs, along with a "considerable amount of cash".

The two were staying at a hotel close by, and following a search there, the Police found cannabis, scales, and other drug-related items. 

Police investigations are ongoing.

Photo: Malta Police ForcePhoto: Malta Police Force

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