Three men, all well known in criminal circles, were arraigned before a magistrate this evening and accused of the murder of blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Brothers Alfred Degiorgio (known as Il-fulu) and George Degiorgio (Iċ-Ċiniz) as well as Vince Muscat, known as il-koħħu, pleaded not guilty to the car bomb murder which shocked the nation on October 16.
The three were among 10 men arrested in dawn raids by the police in various localities on Monday. They were taken to court shortly before 10pm today under heavy escort by armed police.
They were also accused of possession of bomb-making material and weapons.
It is not known, however, whether somebody else had commissioned the murder.
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