Valletta mayor’s car set on fire

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Unknown individuals set fire to Valletta mayor Alfred Zammit’s car on Friday at midnight.

A police spokesperson said that the car was parked on South Street and the incident was reported at 12.05am.

A second car parked near Zammit’s vehicle was also damaged.

A magisterial inquiry is underway.

Many have taken to social media to express their solidarity with the mayor and condemned the act.

PN MP Karl Gouder expressed his solidarity with Zammit and said the Opposition expected those who committed this cowardly act to be brought to justice while Valletta PN local councillor Mark Spiteri Lucas deplored the act.

I have just been informed that last night the car of Valletta mayor caught fire in an arson attack. Things like this are…

Posted by Karl Gouder on Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Posted by Mark Spiteri Lucas on Thursday, September 24, 2020

Għaqda Festa Madonna tal-Karmnu condemned the act. In a statement the association thanked the mayor and the council for their work and support. It also expressed its solidarity.