Lost Maltese journalist was investigating the involvement of politicians to the smuggling of diesel fuel

Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galicia, who died October 16, investigated the possible involvement of Maltese politicians to the smuggling of diesel fuel. It is reported by Times of Malta, citing sources close to the investigation.

Galicia a few weeks before the death was interested in the activities of the Libyan-Italian group of smugglers.

Operations-smuggling of fuel was probably attracted by Libyan traffickers and members of the Sicilian mafia. Among those arrested in Italy were citizens of Malta.

In 2014 in Malta was blown up in his car the man believed involved in the illegal supply of fuel through the island state.

The sources also found that the investigation of the death of Galicia drew attention to the entry in her blog, which spoke of «developing stories» relating to the smuggling of cigarettes from Cyprus.

53-year-old Galicia 16 Oct left home in the village Bidnija, and after a few seconds of explosion.

The journalist was known for its publications on the topic of «Panama archive». In 2016, she accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat that he and his wife used offshore Bank accounts to conceal the payments from companies associated with the family of President Ilham Aliyev.

After news of the death of the popular journalist, hundreds of people took to the streets of the town with candles in memory of the dead.

The representative of the office of the Prime Minister of the country said that an explosive device caused the death of Galicia, pinned under her car and detonated remotely by mobile phone.

The Maltese government has announced a reward of €1 million for information that helps identify those responsible for the death of the journalist.




Lost Maltese journalist was investigating the involvement of politicians to the smuggling of diesel fuel 26.10.2017

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