Sunday 18 November 2018

Three charged over murder of reporter who exposed corruption

Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb in Malta
Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb in Malta

Jon Stone

Three people have been charged in relation to the murder of a Maltese journalist who shone a spotlight on alleged corruption on the island nation.

Malta's security services have also released a dramatic video of part of the police operation in which 10 people were arrested in dawn raids in connection with the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The charged men are George Degiorgio (55), Alfred Degiorgio (53) and Vincent Muscat (55) - all of whom are from towns on the outskirts of the capital, Valletta, on the east of the island.

They were charged with murder, the criminal use of explosives, criminal conspiracy, and being involved in organised crime. Seven of the other people arrested during the operation, which was carried out at 4am, have been released on bail. (© The Independent, London)

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