Second person arrested in connection with arson of Luqa residence

A second person was brought to court in connection with an attempted arson attack in Luqa which took place last December.

Appearing in Court before Magistrate Ian Farrugia, 39-year-old Liam Vidal from Ta ‘Xbiex was charged with complicity in this crime.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against and was not granted bail.

A 44-year-old man from Gzira has already been charged by the Police in connection with this case. He also pleaded not guilty to the charges and is being remanded in custody.

The fire broke out in Triq il-Wilġa, Luqa on 19 December at around 3.30am in the morning.