Two arrested while illegally manufacturing fireworks

Two men are under arrest for allegedly manufacturing fireworks illegally, the police said.

In a statement the police said that two men were arrested on site, on Saturday after being informed about fireworks being illegally manufactured in a field in Triq Għellejel in Gudja.

An amount of material believed to be explosives was also seized and was being handled by the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit.

Duty Magistrate J. Demicoli was informed about the case and has appointed various experts to help out in the inquiry.