Police have seized more than a quarter of a million euro worth of illegal drugs in a raid on residencies in Paola and Marsa.
On Triq Melita in Paola, police intercepted a vehicle and arrested a 40-year-old Ħamrun resident, his passenger and a 29-year-old from Paola.
Police seized two kilos of suspected cocaine, numerous car keys and around €8,500 in cash from the vehicle.
The operation continued in a residence on Triq Melita and garage on Triq Sant’Ubaldeska. Inside the house, officers found suspected cocaine, marijuana, around €100,000 worth of gold and jewellery and €78,000 in cash.
A Range Rover Sports and Mercedes E63 were also confiscated, the combined value totalling around €250,000.
Another raid on a property on Triq il-Qaddiefa in Marsa led to the arrest of a 40-year-old man after 3.5 kilos of suspected cocaine was seized.
The total value of the drugs seized today, if sold, would have amounted to around €350,000, police confirmed.
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