The Malta Independent 15 July 2020, Wednesday

Officers stop detainee from harming himself at police lock-up

Monday, 13 January 2020, 15:27 Last update: about 7 months ago

A man tried to harm himself at the police lock-up but was stopped by officers, the police said.

The incident took place at the police headquarters in Floriana, at around 1.40pm.

The man, 18, from Tunisia, was being held in a cell. He did not manage to harm himself thanks to the timely intervention of a number of officers.

He was, nonetheless, taken to Mater Dei Hospital for a check-up.

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