TMIS Editorial: Criminal complaints and petty politics – The Malta …

Any regular citizen has every right to defend himself against a barrage of very public accusations and allegations being made in his or her respect. This is a right guaranteed at law and it is one that no one could argue with.

But the problem with the Prime Minister’s chief of staff’s criminal complaint filed this week against the Opposition Leader is that the former is no ordinary citizen and the allegations and accusations the latter has made against him are, similarly, far from ordinary.

In his criminal complaint, the chief of staff, Keith Schembri, calls on the police

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