A video footage doing the rounds on the social media shows a man dousing a car with petrol and setting it on fire.
A police spokeswoman confirmed with tvm.com.mt that the arson case occurred on Sunday at 2.45 in the afternoon in Triq id-Dejqa, Ħaż-Żabbar.
The spokeswoman added that an argument erupted between some persons, with one of them setting the car of the other persons on fire. The car involved is a Kia Picanto.
The Police confirmed with TVM that it held three men to assist it in the investigations – a 54-year old man from Marsaskala, and two youths, aged 17 and 18. One of the man is the one who carried out the arson attack.