The Malta Independent 20 March 2019, Wednesday

Man accused of attempted murder arrested after Malta flight

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 15:17 Last update: about 4 months ago

An Italian man accused of attempted murder and of letting off a bomb outside an entrepreneur’s residence was arrested after stepping off his plane in Naples after a flight from Malta.

The 69-year-old man attempted to extort and threatened the Italian businessman, reports in the Italian media have said, whilst his two nephews were also arrested on similar charges.

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The businessman was being extorted into repaying €700,000 which the family claim to have lent him.

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