Updated - The Maltese police have arrested a man who is wanted for questioning by the Polish police over the grisly murder of a young woman in Posnan earlier this month.
The Polish police want to question Cajetan Poznanski, 27, over the murder of his Italian teacher, identified only as Catherine, whose charred, decapitated body was found in a bag earlier this month. [source]
Pole Cajetan Poznanski will be extradited after he did not contest the European arrest warrant proceedings in court this afternoon.
Mr Poznanski, 27, is wanted for the grisly murder of a woman in Poland. He offered no resistance when he was arrested by plain clothes policemen at Valletta City Gate yesterday afternoon.
His extradition hearing was preceded with another during which he was charged with filing a false police report claiming he had lost his passport and with carrying a knife.
Mr Poznanski stood motionless and poker faced as he was sentenced to three months imprisonment suspended for two years.
Mr Poznanski is wanted for the murder of a young woman earlier this month. The woman, identified only as Catherine, was Mr Poznznski’s Italian teacher. Her charred, decapitated body was found in a bag earlier this month.
Mr Poznanski was staying in a hotel in Valletta, He escaped Poland and travelled to Germany and Italy before taking a ferry to Malta on February 9. It is believed he was planning to go to North Africa.
Polish police requested Malta's assistance two days ago.
The Daily Mail earlier this week reported that Mr Poznanski, a librarian with no criminal record, was obsessed with the film character Hannibal Lecter and had allegedly murdered his tutor with a Samurai sword.According to sources in Poland, when the news broke out in Poznan that he was caught in Malta, many Poles understood that he was caught in the Malta district of the city, prompting a search there
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