Attorney General appeals ruling on recusal of judge from Panama Papers case

Attorney General Peter Grech has appealed the constitutional ruling for the recusal of Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi from the appeal case involving the Panama Papers inquiry.

On 12 July, a constitutional court upheld a request by former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil for Mizzi to recuse himself from the inquiry due to a possible conflict of interest given that his wife is Labour MEP Marlene Mizzi, who also expressed her views on the Panama Papers scandal.

In a post on social media, Busuttil said that the AG’s appeal meant that “together with the PM and others, the AG wants the husband of

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