11 arrests following violent protest at Ħal Far Detention Centre

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

11 immigrants were arrested following a protest that turned violent at the Ħal Far Detention Centre. They were arrested for damages.

A statement issued by the Police explained that there was a protest at the Detention Centre in Ħal Far. The protest then turned violent, and the Rapid Intervention Unit (RIU) was dispatched, as were the Special Intervention Unit (SIU) and the district’s police officers.

The 11 immigrants were arrested and are being held at the Furjana Police Headquarters. No one was hurt, and investigations are still ongoing.