Egyptian charged with Valletta kiosk owner's attempted murder

An Egyptian national has been remanded in custody after being charged with the attempted murder of a Valletta kiosk owner.

Diana Kiosk in City Gate, Valletta where the incident happened last Tuesday.
Diana Kiosk in City Gate, Valletta where the incident happened last Tuesday.

38-year-old Ali Ibrahem Eldessouki, an Egyptian national residing in Malta, was remanded in custody this morning after he was charged with the attempted murder of a kiosk owner in Valletta.

Eldessouki, who denied the charges, was arrested soon after he allegedly stabbed Anthony Fenech, 56, with a penknife in an apparent hold-up.

The Egyptian was also charged with also relapsing.

 

 

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laurence zrinzo
Don't spend time and money over a trial. Don't send him to prison. Just send him back to Egypt.
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George Muscat
Wednesday 11 July 2012 Migrants and NGOs hold walk in remembrance of killed migrant. Will they hold another walk now against this sort of behaviour?, or what is good for the goose isn't good for the gander?

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