Illegal manufacturing of fireworks; 2 released on bail

Two men arrested for illegally manufacturing fireworks were released on bail.

The two men, aged 69 and 67 from Gudja and Raħal Ġdid respectively, requested to be released since they do not have a passport. They were arrested yesterday after the Police was informed of the illegal manufacturing of fireworks at a field in Triq l-Għellejel, Gudja.

The prosecution requested a fine of €10,000; €60,000 if information reveals that the field is not under their name.

Among other conditions, the two men will be requested to sign in once a week at the Police Station. They were released on a deposit of €500 and personal guarantee of €8,000.