Is Lawrence Cutajar lying, or just forgetful?

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2020-06-16T12:56:13+02:00Tue, 16th Jun '20, 12:56|

Call me a pedant but I think this is relevant. Here's a question and answer from Ivan Martin's interview with Lawrence Cutajar: You are the commissioner under whose watch a journalist was assassinated. As the head of the police, you have a responsibility to ensure public safety. This assassination was one of the greatest disappointments [...]

GUEST POST: A nest of vipers

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2020-06-15T11:39:56+02:00Tue, 16th Jun '20, 11:36|

I apologise to Andrea Camilleri. But ‘a nest of vipers’ is how many describe the Office of the Prime Minister during the corrupt administration of Joseph Muscat, who gained the title of the most corrupt person of the year in 2019. Muscat will be remembered in history as the most corrupt prime minister Malta ever [...]

In the footsteps of bent cops

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2020-06-17T09:30:51+02:00Tue, 16th Jun '20, 11:34|

Lawrence Cutajar told us all who his role model and inspiration in the job of police commissioner would be weeks after he got the job. He held Christmas drinks at police headquarters sometime after his promotion to the top job and invited some of his predecessors. Prominently among them Lawrence Pullicino who had been convicted [...]

Contradictions

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2020-06-16T09:27:02+02:00Tue, 16th Jun '20, 09:27|

The contradictions in Lawrence Cutajar’s answers to Ivan Martin in the Times of Malta interview are damning. He insists he only knew “il-Ġojja”, Edgar Brincat, superficially. He had not spoken to him in a long time, he said. He knew him from when he was a police inspector. He would be at the race course [...]