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Malta Arrests ‘Person of Interest’ in Journalist Slaying

Authorities in Malta on Wednesday arrested a prominent Maltese businessman who appears to be a “person of interest” in the assassination of a leading investigative reporter.

Yorgen Fenech was on a yacht intercepted on a northward course away from Malta by the Maltese military early Wednesday and forced back to port.

In remarks to reporters, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat did not directly tie the arrest to the murder of 53-year-old Daphne Caruana Galizia in a powerful car bomb in October 2017.

But he did say that it appeared to result from comments he made a day earlier on the possibility of a pardon read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com