The Maltese business man Yorgan Fenech was accused by a witness in court, to have the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia arranged.
The so-called "middle-man" said on Wednesday in Valletta that have asked Fenech to find the killer to kill the journalist. For Fenech had given him an envelope with 150'000 euros in cash.
Fenech hesitated, the according to witnesses, once again, decided in June 2017, that the deed should be executed. "He said to me: "tell them to pull this off, I want to kill Daphne"," said the witness in a trial against the alleged assassin.
Caruana Galizia was on 16. October 2017 have been killed. A bomb exploded, as they wanted to drive off with your car from your home. She was 53 years old. She had done with research on corruption between the government and the business world in the smallest EU country many enemies.
Three men were arrested and accused of the bomb and ignited built. These three were on Wednesday before the court. Possible behind men remained long in the dark.
Fenech wanted to get out of the dust
Fenech was on 20. November in Malta was arrested as he was stabbed with his yacht before sunrise in the lake. Last Saturday was levied against him as a possible conspirator in the indictment. The "middle-man" was arrested in mid-November under the money laundering allegations firmly. Prime Minister Muscat said to him with impunity, if he deliver useful Information in the murder of Daphne.
The organization reporters without borders announced that they have jointly sued with the bereaved Fenech and the two other alleged key figures in France. Fenech, the Ex-chief of staff Keith Schembri and former Minister Konrad Mizzi'm accused of being an accessory to murder as well as bribery or corruption. The three wise men all the allegations.
The report organization referred to the research of Caruana Galizias and after her death, well-educated journalists-Association ("Daphne project"), which, according to Fenech paid money to Schembri, and Mizzi. It was, among other things, a lucrative contract to build a gas-fired power plant in Malta. The money flowed, therefore, from a secret Fund Fenechs to letter-box companies in Panama.
reporters without borders writes that Fenech had also possessions in France, including a luxury hotel and a racing stable. With a Win he could have Schembri and Mizzi, as well as the suspected bomber paid bribed. Therefore, the judiciary must help France to find out the truth.
The new EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said she was expecting a thorough and independent investigation. It is crucial that all those responsible would come as quickly as possible before the court. "I'm worried because of the recent developments in Malta," said the German. (fal/sda)
Created: 04.12.2019, 20:32 PM