More persons questioned – Police

FILE PHOTO: People gather at the Great Siege Square calling for the resignation of Joseph Muscat following the arrest of one of the country's most prominent businessmen as part of the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, in Valletta, Malta November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The police are questioning more persons in relation to the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The hearings of evidence of the middleman, in relation to the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia seem to have led the police to conduct searches in various locations and to question more persons in relation to the case.

In a statement, the police gave no details and neither did it make a link to the middleman’s shocking testimony. Theuma mentioned former Chief of Staff Keith Schembri as his ‘mole’ and other high powered OPM officials as part of a network of henchmen, among whom he mentioned Sandro Craus – Rabat Mayor and Head of OPM Customer Care and Kenneth Camilleri former Security Service police and part of the PM’s security detail.

In the same statement, the police explained that while 4 persons have already been arraigned in connection to the murder of the journalist, intensive investigations are still going on on the homicide angle, the economic crime angle and with the ‘active contribution of Europol’. The statement added that all investigations are being conducted under the aegis of a magisterial inquiry, adding that no further details will be given out due to the sensitivity of the case.