The Malta Independent 16 October 2019, Wednesday

87-year-old charged with attempted murder after Xewkija argument

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 19:54 Last update: about 6 days ago

An 87-year-old man from Xewkija has been charged with attempted murder over an argument that took place earlier this week.

The man was also charged with firing a weapon, causing slight injuries to another man, causing damage and being in possession of an unlicensed firearm.

He pleaded not guilty and was denied bail.

The other man, a 35-year-old also of Xewkija, was also charged over the case on Tuesday.

He was accused of causing grievous injuries to the 87-year-old. According to a police statement, he had hit the elderly man with a weapon. 

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Inspector B. C. Spiteri prosecuted in both cases. 
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