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New Britain Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Hire, Police Say

New Britain Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Hire, Police Say

A New Britain man has been charged with arranging a murder, police said Tuesday.

Talal Qatabi, 22, of Highland Terrace was arrested Monday and charged with criminal attempt to commit murder with special circumstances and inciting injury to persons or property, they said.

He also was charged with possession of a controlled substance and failure to appear in court. He had ten vials of THC oil on him at the time of his arrest, police said, and Plainville police held a warrant for his arrest on the failure to appear charge.

Qatabi was in custody Tuesday morning on $785,000 and was scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court later in the day.

Police said they could not...

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