NGO Repubblika has condemned the appointment of Ramona Attard as a member of the planning appeals board. In a press statement Repubblika said that Attard’s credentials are purely partisan. In the Malta Government Gazette it was announced that the former Labour journalist Ramona Attard, has been appointed as a member of the planning appeals board.
The former security officer had also allegedly informed self-confessed middleman Melvin Theuma that the state had identified three mobile numbers of people involved in the murder. One of the numbers on the list, was Theuma's number.