Daphne murder investigation ‘in serious danger’ as magistrate offered promotion – Giegold

The investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is in “serious danger” as “investigating magistrate (Anthony) Vella was offered promotion to a judge so that a new magistrate has to dig into the highly complex case,” Greens MP Sven Giegold said today.

Hours after leaving Malta following a string of meetings on the rule of law in Malta as part of an EP delegation, Giegold wrote on his web-page that such a move will “risk a lot of delay jeopardising that critical telecommunication data may be lost”.

“Equally worrying,” he wrote, “is that all magistrates investigating the cases of highest

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