This is the Maltese main news Evening Roundup as presented by Malta’s main news portals.
Newsbook reports Archbishop Scicluna, who during an interview on RTK said that those who commit child abuse can’t be seen as shepherds but are in fact wolves.
The UN Refugee Agency has appealed to EU states to urgently offer relocation places to some 150 rescued persons who remain stranded on board an Italian coast guard vessel.
The PN will call on the Auditor General to investigate the €274 million St Vincent de Paule contract, it said in a statement.
Earlier this week, the Partit Demokratiku called for the Auditor General to open up a full inquiry on this issue and requested that the Public Accounts Committee meet on this issue.
In a statement, Parliamentary Secretary Anthony Agius Decelis welcomed PD’s suggestion and said he had “absolutely no difficulty” with the PAC and Auditor General examining the contract.
Maltatoday says in its report that the extension is yet to be built but excavation works have started, with former PN minister George Pullicino as architect for the winning consortium, and former PN deputy leader Mario de Marco acting as their lawyer in a recent public contracts review tribunal hearing on the case
TVM is informed that the thief, a 42-year old man was arrested on Thursday evening at a Birkirkara garage.
During the hold-up, the elderly person initially tried to resist the thief, however the latter took hold of an iron bar he found in the shop and starting waving it on the elderly.
Part of pavement across the road in front of the church of Our Lady of Mt Carmel in Balluta had been closed because of structural issues.