VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The family of a journalist who was killed by a car bomb in Malta is urging Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to resign, after his former chief aide was released from jail in a probe aimed at finding the mastermind of the 2017 murder.
Muscat said Friday that police found no grounds to hold Keith Schembri, his former chief of staff in custody. The family of the slain journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, said in a tweet that "we share Malta's shock and anger" that the ex-aide was released from jail a day earlier.
"This travesty of justice is shaming our country, ripping our society apart, and it is degrading us," one of Daphne's sons, Paul Caruana Galizia, said in a tweet. "It cannot continue any longer."
"We urge the prime minister to step aside and let an uncon