Two men hurt in Munxar fight; released from custody

CMRU

Two men injured in a fight in an apartment in Munxar have been granted provisional release by the Gozo Court.

A police statement explains that the men appeared before Magistrate Paul Coppini today. Both men are Ghanian in origin and aged 37 and 33. They are Munxar residents.

The 37 year old had been charged over an argument which took place on the 2nd June. The man had been brandishing a sharp pointed item causing slight wounds to the 33 year old. It was deemed that the 37 year old had not intended to kill or to place the other person’s life in danger.

The 33 year old was also charged for more serious injuries inflicted on the 37 year old, but they were deemed to not be intended to kill or place their life in danger.

The accused replied not guilty to the charges against them.

They were subsequently granted bail.

The prosecution was led by Inspector Bernard Charles Spiteri.