Italian man accused of attempted murder arrested after a flight from Malta

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An Italian man who is accused with attempted murder and of letting off a bomb outside an entrepreneur’s residence was arrested as soon as he returned home on a flight from Malta.

According to Italian media reports, the 69-year-old man attempted to extort and threatened the Italian businessman. The man was arrested on Friday evening at Naples’ airport. His two nephews were also arrested on similar charges.

The family tried extorting the businessman into repaying €700,000 which they allegedly lent to the man.