Incident related to Melvin Theuma

Reference Number: PR_431_20, Press Release Issue Date: Jul 21, 2020
Melvin Theuma, the person who was granted a presidential pardon in the case of the journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, was admitted to Mater Dei hospital and was certified as suffering from serious injuries. Preliminary investigation showed that Melvin Theuma harmed himself. 

Mr Theuma’ s lawyer drew the Police attention, as she could not establish contact with her client. Upon this information, the Police that are outside Mr Theuma’ s residence around the clock, entered the residence with his wife. He was found suffering some injuries.

An ambulance was immediately called on site and transferred Mr Theuma to Mater Dei hospital for further medical treatment.​

Together with the already ongoing investigation, the Police also requested to appoint a Magisterial Inquiry. 

Today, the 22/07/2020, the Police Commissioner addressed a Press Conference at the Police General Head Quarters.