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Dutch, British, FBI, EUROPOL assist Caruana Galizia murder investigations, press conference to be held in future

Inquiring magistrate Anthony Vella also asked for help of foreign experts

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Massimo Costa
20 November 2017, 6:40pm
The Dutch, British, FBI and EUROPOL were helping the the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder investigations, and the police would hold a press conference once substantial progress has been made
The Dutch, British, FBI and EUROPOL were helping the the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder investigations, and the police would hold a press conference once substantial progress has been made
The police have kept making contact with various foreign experts as they investigate Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, and inquiring magistrate Anthony Vella has also requested the assistance of experts from abroad, home affairs minister Michael Farrugia said today.

Replying to a supplementary question in parliament from Simon Busuttil about any developments in the Caruana Galizia murder investigations, Farrugia did not give details, but said that Dutch experts, the FBI, EUROPOL and an expert sent by the British government, were all assisting with the case.

Farrugia explained that investigations were ongoing, and he was unable to request information from the judiciary to get information on what had up till now been discovered.

He said that he was informed whenever anybody’s assistance was required with the case, and he had also asked for the help of foreign embassies in Malta in facilitating contact with foreign experts which were needed.

Busuttil then clarified that he had been referring to the police investigation, not the judicial one, in his question. He said there had been a crime conference by the Police Commissioner which had not resulted in anything, and asked the minister if he felt another crime conference should take place to give more information.

He also asked the minister to specify exactly which foreign experts from which country had come to Malta to assist in the investigations.

Farrugia again emphasised that he could not give too much information, even about the developments in the police investigation, as this could harm the progress of the investigation.

He assured Busuttil that once police had done concrete and substantial progress, the police would hold another press conference to explain the stage in which the investigation had arrived at.

Farrugia added that there had been contacts with various other foreign countries to support the investigations.

Moreover, a few foreign governments had voluntarily offered to help in the case, although their assistance was not required.

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Massimo Costa joined MaltaToday in 2017 as a journalist. He is a graduate in European Stud...