An Imqabba youth was arrested by Police in Qrendi after he was followed as they received information that he was allegedly planning a hold-up. TVM is informed that at around 7.30 on Saturday morning, police officers intercepted a suspicious car and its driver drove on with great speed in various Qrendi roads to evade being captured.
However, the youth was surrounded by four Police vehicles in Triq San Mattew. A search in the car resulted in the seizure of a balaclava and a firearm on the front seat.
The youth was arrested for further investigation. It is not excluded that he will be arraigned in Court.