Two men are set to be charged in connection with serious threats against outgoing Democratic Party leader Marlene Farrugia made through social media.
One of the cases happened a few hours after the brutal killing of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, when the MP denounced this act on Facebook.
A defiant Dr Farrugia said she was not afraid of the perpetrators of this crime and would continue Ms Caruana Galizia’s fight in favour of what was right.
Using disparaging terms, a man then threatened Dr Farrugia that she could be next, possibly facing the same fate as Ms Caruana Galizia.
Dr Farrugia fired back, saying that despite having been on the receiving end of various threats for the last four years, she would not allow herself to be scared by “spineless cowards”.
Her partner, Godfrey Farrugia, however, did not take the words lightly, and yesterday said he intended to seek redress by filing a police report. He said on Facebook the last time he had sought their support, he had been given the cold shoulder.
Contacted by the Times of Malta, he clarified that the police had failed to take action, as Marlene Farrugia had refused to hand over her mobile device, fearing that confidential…
Original article found on Times Of Malta