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Times of Malta
Drug trafficking trial: Judge starts addressing the jurorsposition as the two had been close friends, the witness had told the court. In
Drug trafficking trial: Judge starts addressing the jurors
Times of Malta / Posted 17 hours ago
position as the two had been close friends, the witness had told the court. In his closing arguments, defence lawyer Franco Debono, who is appearing for Mr Gambin, reiterated his criticism to the controlled delivery operation. The police did... Read more
18h
Times of Malta
Filipino cleaners forced to make deposit or face the sack, court toldabout their decision and simply decided not to turn up for work, for fear that
Filipino cleaners forced to make deposit or face the sack, court told
Times of Malta / Posted 18 hours ago
about their decision and simply decided not to turn up for work, for fear that their company was in deep trouble. Lawyers Franco Debono, Joe Giglio, Amadeus Cachia and Marion Camilleri are defence counsel. Drs Lara Dimitrijevic and Anne Marie... Read more
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Times of Malta
Heated exchanges over legality of 'controlled delivery' in drug trafficking trialdefence requested that any future prosecution witnesses be prohibited from refe
Heated exchanges over legality of 'controlled delivery' in drug trafficking trial
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
defence requested that any future prosecution witnesses be prohibited from referring to “this illegal operation.” Lawyer Franco Debono, who together with lawyers Alfred Abela and Mario Mifsud is defence counsel to Mr Gambin, said the courts had... Read more
7d
Times of Malta
Police informer on cannabis case not credible, defence claimson the same boat, with Mr Harrison once again justifying the decision saying it
Police informer on cannabis case not credible, defence claims
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
on the same boat, with Mr Harrison once again justifying the decision saying it had been a controlled delivery. Lawyers Franco Debono, Alfred Abela and Mario Mifsud are appearing for Mr Gambin whereas Dr Malcolm Mifsud is appearing for Mr... Read more
7d
Times of Malta
Housewife charged with defrauding 89-year-old of €90,000fear that the defendant might approach the woman, whom she described as very vu
Housewife charged with defrauding 89-year-old of €90,000
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
fear that the defendant might approach the woman, whom she described as very vulnerable due to her age. Defence lawyers Franco Debono and Martin Fenech argued that such a possibility was very remote while noting that their client had no criminal... Read more
8d
Times of Malta
Worker claims Mr Clean director ordered shredding of contractsand personal guarantees of €20,000. Josianne Bugeja Degiorgio - who is a compa
Worker claims Mr Clean director ordered shredding of contracts
Times of Malta / Posted 8 days ago
and personal guarantees of €20,000. Josianne Bugeja Degiorgio - who is a company employee - was granted bail against a deposit of €5,000 and a personal guarantee of €15,000. Lawyers Franco Debono, Joe Giglio and Amadeus Cachia are defence cou... Read more
8d
Times of Malta
Jury starts hearing submissions in case of men charged with smuggling cannabis resin into MaltaCamilleri Busuttil and Nadia Attard from the Office of the Attorney General are
Jury starts hearing submissions in case of men charged with smuggling cannabis resin into Malta
Times of Malta / Posted 8 days ago
Camilleri Busuttil and Nadia Attard from the Office of the Attorney General are prosecuting. Lawyers Alfred Abela, Franco Debono and Mario Mifsud are appearing for Mr Gambin, while lawyer Malcolm Mifsud is defending Mr Babani. Madame... Read more
12d
Times of Malta
Father and his three children accused of trafficking Filipino workersdefence said it did not enter into such merits as the accused did not provide a
Father and his three children accused of trafficking Filipino workers
Times of Malta / Posted 12 days ago
defence said it did not enter into such merits as the accused did not provide accommodation. Nevertheless, lawyer Franco Debono said such a room was the size of a house as it was 220 square meters. Dr Giglio pointed out that his client... Read more
14d
Times of Malta
Game that puts the ‘party’ in politics gets popular votegame designer… and Labour MP Joe Debono Grech is less so. “We’ve also included
Game that puts the ‘party’ in politics gets popular vote
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
game designer… and Labour MP Joe Debono Grech is less so. “We’ve also included a lot of inside jokes,” Prof. Pace said. “Franco Debono, for example, is a card that you can hand on to someone else in exchange for another politician. So he ends up... Read more
18d
Times of Malta
Mobile phone game led to bomb threat ideafeatured the sound of a bomb exploding. Ms Ellul and Ms Vella were conditional
Mobile phone game led to bomb threat idea
Times of Malta / Posted 18 days ago
featured the sound of a bomb exploding. Ms Ellul and Ms Vella were conditionally discharged for one year. Inspector Priscilla Caruana Lee prosecuted while lawyers Arthur Azzopardi, Pawlu Lia, Franco Debono and Angie Muscat defended the... Read more
20d
Times of Malta
Court awaits report after woman admits robbing nail studiohanding down a suspended sentence. The prosecution objected to the defence's re
Court awaits report after woman admits robbing nail studio
Times of Malta / Posted 20 days ago
handing down a suspended sentence. The prosecution objected to the defence's request for a conditional discharge. Lawyers Franco Debono and Marion Camilleri therefore asked the court to order a pre-sentencing report prior to handing down the... Read more
20d
Times of Malta
New political partypresident John Kennedy: “Not what the country can do for you but what you can d
New political party
Times of Malta / Posted 20 days ago
president John Kennedy: “Not what the country can do for you but what you can do for the country.” My good wishes for the new party to flourish and grow and I am ready to vote in power Marlene Farrugia, Salvu Mallia, Franco Debono and Arnold Casso... Read more
22d
Times of Malta
Bail for three accused of hold-upsof stealing two number plates. Mr Grima alone is accused of carrying a firearm
Bail for three accused of hold-ups
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
of stealing two number plates. Mr Grima alone is accused of carrying a firearm. Inspectors Jonathan Ransley and Carlos Cordina are prosecuting. Lawyers Kathleen Grima, Franco Debono, Amadeus Cachia and Andrew Sciberras are appearing for the accus... Read more
22d
Times of Malta
Libyan acquitted of taking drugs into prison - court does not believe other prisoners' account- were found to indicate that the accused had been abusing of cannabis. The co
Libyan acquitted of taking drugs into prison - court does not believe other prisoners' account
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
- were found to indicate that the accused had been abusing of cannabis. The court therefore cleared the accused of all the charges. Police inspector Spiridione Zammit prosecuted. Lawyers Franco Debono and Amadeus Cachia appeared for the a... Read more
30d
Times of Malta
Breaking the mouldJohn Kennedy: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do fo
Breaking the mould
Times of Malta / Posted 30 days ago
John Kennedy: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”. My good wishes for the new party to flourish and grow. I am ready to vote for a party that includes Marlene Farrugia, Salvu Mallia and Franco... Read more

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