A Nigerian was caught by the Maltese police and customs after he was said to be carrying heroin and cocaine.
According to The Times of Malta, the Nigerian was accosted by officials after he arrived at the Malta International Airport on a flight from Brussels, Belgium after midnight on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
When customs officials scanned his luggage, they found three packages of cocaine and heroin. The packages were said to have been concealed in a black file at the bottom of the man’s suitcase. Punch learnt.
Reports stated that two of the packages contained a brown powder which narcotics tests confirmed was heroin, while a white powder inside a third package tested positive for cocaine.
The Nigerian is in police net and is expected to be arraigned in court.