2 students arrested in connection with Italy police murder

VINCENZO PINTO / AFP

Police in Italy have arrested two American students.

They the pupils are connected to the killing of a policeman in central Rome.

According to a statement from Italian military police Carabinieri, the students are also being held for attempted extortion.

The students allegedly stabbed 35-year-old Mario Cerciello Rega to death on Friday.

Another police officer was injured in the incident.

More from International

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • Off Script with Chris & Robbie

    5:00pm - 8:00pm

    The UAE’s alternative take on news, entertainment and sport. Join Chris, Robbie and Sonal as they cut through the clutter to bring you the news, entertainment and sport stories that actually matter.

  • The Business Breakfast Night Cap

    8:00pm - 9:00pm

    When business at breakfast just isn’t enough… we bring you an extra helping of broadcasting favourites, Brandy Scott and Richard Dean.

On Dubai Eye

Business Breakfast