Nine arrested following cocaine find in Qormi

Malta Police have arrested nine people following a drugs raid in Qormi.

Eight men and a woman are being questioned after a large quantity of cash and a suspicious white powder was discovered in a garage in Mejjilla Street.

A police spokesman said officers found suspected cocaine ready for trafficking, electronic scales, sachets containing suspected cocaine and other drug-related items.

They also seized two unlicensed guns.

The garage owner was allegedly found with €3,000 in cash.

The nine suspects, aged between 30 and 42, are expected to appear in court in Valletta.

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