Evening Daily Newsfeed Roundup

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These are the main news reported by the leading Maltese news portals:

The Democratic Party has raised questions over the way the authorities accepted the resignation of police officers currently under investigation in the overtime fraud scandal. It also insisted that the resignations should be rescinded.  Source: Times of Malta


The Malta Chamber has said the government should reconsider investing in a Gozo tunnel and instead direct the funds to building a multi-modal transport backbone including Gozo metro connectivity. Source: Malta Today


An internal call has been issued to fill the posts vacated by officers who have been suspended or have resigned in the wake of a corruption investigation at the Traffic Branch, the Malta Police Force has told this newsroom. Source: The Malta Independent


In a Facebook post, Janet Walker, a woman who together with five other families lost her home when it collapsed due to an accident at a construction site in Pietà, has thanked PM Robert Abela for not only listening to their pleas but for actually intervening and acting as a mediator on their behalf. Source: TVM


This afternoon ex-OPM Official Neville Gafa and OPM Official Nigel Vella will testify in the public inquiry into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Source: Newsbook

 

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