In the Press: Zurrieq mayor erroneously jailed by appeals court

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Rachel Agius
15 April 2016, 7:54am
The Times of Malta

The PM's chief of staff Keith Schembri only declared his overseas financial assets after the media revealed their existence, seven months after a trading company in Panama was set up, in breach of local income tax declaration laws. Schembri now faces a fine. 

In-Nazzjon

In what this newspaper calls evidence of a crisis in government, a six-hour long meeting between Labour MPs was held yesterday in Castille, in the wake of the publication of new details about the overseas financial activities of minister Konrad Mizzi.

L-Orizzont

Zurrieq mayor Ignatius Farrugia was sentenced to four days behind bars yesterday, by the Court of Appeal, which erroneously handed down a sentence that was harsher than the one imposed by the first court.

The Malta Independent

In a survey conducted by this newspaper, 49% of respondents felt that the PM should sack his chief of staff in reaction to allegations of corruption. 23% felt he should stay on in his post and 27% could not decide either way. 

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