The Malta Independent 8 May 2021, Saturday

'Line of Duty' Season 6 plot inspired by Daphne Caruana Galizia murder

Sunday, 18 April 2021, 17:37 Last update: about 19 days ago

Season 6 of the British series Line of Duty is based on the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, British media report.

While the series is largely fictional, the show’s central case, that of Gail Vella’s murder, actually has its roots in a very real crime, Radio Times reports.

Vella was Caruana Galizia’s maiden name.

The character of Gail Vella, played by Andi Osho, was based on Caruana Galizia, who was assassinated in 2017 having voiced concerns over vast levels of corruption in Malta.

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