20kg of cannabis resin found in plastic bag off Xwejni bay in Gozo
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The Gozo Police have reported that a patrol car from the Gozo Mobile squad, was stopped on Monday by a group of divers in Xwejni Bay, Zebbug, Gozo. The divers claimed that they had just found a suspicious container close to the coast.
The container which was inside a black plastic bag was handed over to the Police. It was later found to be containing about 20kg of what is suspected to be cannabis resin, the Police said.
Duty Magistrate Dr J Vella Cuschieri LLD was informed and several experts were appointed to assist in the inquiry.
A number of people are assisting the Police Drug squad in the ongoing investigation.