Tag: Murder

Man jailed for 18 years for trying to murder a woman

The man was found guilty of trying to murder a woman in St Julian’s during a mugging in 2016.

Daphne murder inquiry presses reluctant PM’s communications chief

This afternoon Josef Caruana, Matthew Carbone and Glenn Bedingfield are expected to testify. During the last court sitting former PN Secretary General Paul Borg Olivier told the court that in 2009, he was approached by Paul Apap Bologna who had proposed a gas fired power station project around the same time a tender was issued for a new power station.

Fenech gave a Rolex watch to Theuma’s son

Brothers George and Alfred Degiorgio and Vince Muscat were arrested in December 2017 and have been since formally indicted. They remain in prison awaiting trial. Theuma has already testified in these proceedings when recordings of phone calls between him and the Degiorgio’s were played out in court.

“PM must not cover up assassins” – Cassola

Arnold Cassola, independent candidate and ex-Chairperson of Alternattiva Demokratika, has called on Prime Minister Robert Abela to take immediate action after the details emerged on Wednesday morning, following the testimony in court of Melvin Theuma, the pardoned middleman in the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Silvio Valletta denies Theuma’s claims

Former Deputy Police Commissioner, Silvio Valletta, in a press statement, said he denies giving information to Yorgen Fenech, about the investigation on the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Żabbar stabbing: man pleads not guilty

Chetcuti died yesterday after succumbing to the injuries she suffered after being stabbed five times.

“I wanted out completely” – ex MFSA Chairman

The public inquiry on the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia continues this afternoon. Former MFSA Chairman Joe Bannister is expected to testify in court.

PM, will you tell people that this is unacceptable? – Occupy...

In a Facebook post, the rule of law NGO Occupy Justice posted a photo of messages found at Daphne Caruana Galizia’s memorial in Valletta, 119 weeks after the journalist was assassinated.

Saudi sentences five to death, three to jail over Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death and three more to jail over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year

2019 sees 250 journalists in jail worldwide

For the fourth consecutive year, not less than 250 journalists across the world were arrested for investigative journalism and a further 50 journalists were killed. This was revealed in a report from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).