The Malta Independent 25 February 2020, Tuesday

Number of arrested police officers goes up to 40

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 10:49 Last update: about 12 days ago

 

The police said that the number of police officers arrested in connection with an investigation into overtime abuse has gone up to 40.

Twenty-fine of them have been suspended and given police bail.

Four officers have handed in their resignation, which has been accepted.

The investigation concerns the police traffic branch. Officers are being investigated for overtime abuse as well as taking protection money from contractors and transport firms, while also misappropriating fuel.

 

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