A 57-year-old bus driver from Ħal Far has been remanded in custody after he was charged with threatening two policemen.
The man, Joseph Zahra was stopped after allegedly driving his bus in a dangerous manner at Birżebbuġa at around 21:00 CEST on Tuesday. A few hours later, outside the Żejtun police station, Mr Zahra allegedly threatened Supt Raymond Vella Gregory and Sgt Frankie Sciberras, in an attempt to hinder them from carrying out their duties.
Mr Zahra was also charged with breaching the public peace, using obscene language in public, breaching previous court conditions and relapsing.
In a separte case, 25-year-old Claudio Cassar from Ħamrun was charged with attempting to injure his brother Antonio with a knife at their family home on Saturday.
The accused was also charged with threatening his brother and with breaking the conditions of a previous court sentence imposed on him two years ago. He was granted bail against a personal guarantee of €1,000.
Meanwhile, a 38-year-old Libyan living in Gżira was given a 10-day jail term after he pleaded guilty to having threatened to stab another Libyan man early on Wednesday at around 04:00 CEST in St Julians.
The accused, Nabil Tamimi from Tripoli admitted to carrying a knife without a licence and to having breached the public peace.
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