Malta’s Courts Refuse Bail To Brother And Sister Charged With Trafficking Kilos In Drugs

  • Joseph Brignone, 31, was arrested on Saturday 25th April at 6pm following a weeks-long operation from police who uncovered 2kg of synthetic drugs, 1kg of cannabis, and 30g of cocaine during a thorough search of his vehicle and other residences.
  • When making submissions on bail, defence lawyer Franco Debono and Marion Camilleri thanked the courts for holding urgent sessions in a responsible manner in spite of the current difficult circumstances and sessions being indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The pair invited the court to take those circumstances into consideration in its deliberations about bail.

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