Policeman punched in football match incident
A policeman was punched in the head while on duty at a football match in Ta’Qali this morning, the police said.
The incident happened after the officer warned a spectator and requested his particulars because he was rude to the referee.
The man refused and the officer was suddenly punched several times in the back of his head.
The officer was rushed to hospital in an ambulance where he was found to be suffering slight injuries.
A number of persons have been held for questioning.