Tuesday, 15th June 2010 – 12:05CET
Ir-Realta writer arraigned
The author of a controversial article on the newspaper Ir-Realta, Alex, Vella Gera, was arraigned in court this morning and accused of publishing pornographic and obcene material in the issue of October 21.
Mr Vella had written an article entitled Li tkisser sewwi.
Mr Vella Gera pleaded not guilty.
Police Inspector Jesmond Micallef testified that the police had received a report about this newspaper article from the University’s lawyer Christopher Soler. He had questioned Mr Vella Gera who admitted he had written the article.
The case continues in October.