Daphne murder: CoE report presumed guilt as fact -Degiorgio brothers

Two of those accused of blowing up Daphne Caruana Galizia have argued that a draft Council of Europe report presumed their guilt as a fact.

The brothers Alfred and George Degiorgio, say that the report had stated that they were the people responsible for placing the car bomb which killed Caruana Galizia in October 2017.

This, they claim represented them as factually guilty without the possibility of their innocence.

The men which are two of three accused of the murder, have lodged a judicial protest with the Attorney General, requesting that the office stops ‘interference by third parties.’

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The AG was urgently instructed to ‘immediately take the necessary measures to stop the interference by third parties who should be extraneous to the judicial process.’ The brothers warn that if no action is taken, legal action will be taken.

It was presented that the council’s report demonstrated a ‘serious interference in judicial institutions which should be independent and impartial’

It is reported in other media that the same report had outlined that if ‘those who placed the bomb in Daphne Caruana Galizia’s car have not yet been indicted and if this does not happen very soon, they will have to be released…’