Author: Edwina Brincat and Diana Cacciottolo

Melvin Theuma, the middleman involved in journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, is to testify in the failed HSBC heist case. Theuma allegedly told investigators that he had relevant information about certain serious crimes, including the attempted bank robbery in 2010.  He gave the information under the terms of the presidential pardon he was granted in connection with the murder. In May, Minister Carmelo Abela, a former HSBC bank manager, confirmed that the police had called him in for questioning over allegations that he was involved in the crime.  Former Economy Minister Chris Cardona has also been linked to the case…

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