Thursday, August 25, 2016

Italian police arrest Somali man with 36kg of khat upon arrival from Malta

(Malta Independent) - Italian police have arrested a Somali man upon his arrival from Malta with 36 kilogrammes of the drug khat, which is derived from a plant with African origins.

The 28-year-old was arrested in Pozzallo soon after his arrival via catamaran, Italin media report today.

The drug, discovered in two large carton boxes, is being analysed by the University of Catania.