Man from Togo charged with the gruesome murder of Caroline Magri
33-year-old Djibril Ganiou, the Togolese man who was arrested by the police over the death of Caroline Magri, the 41-year-old St Julian’s woman who was found dead on Friday, yesterday pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against him and was remanded in custody.
Mr Ganiou appeared before the court presided by Magistrate Gabriella Vella. He works as a tile layer and currently resides in Sliema. The accused is also charged with the illegal possession of a weapon.
41-year-old Caroline Magri was found dead in her bed on Friday at her apartment in Ta’ Giorni after reportedly being stabbed to death. The police were called to the scene of the crime at around 5pm, and later confirmed they are investigating the case as a homicide.
On Monday, the police investigations had to stop as the accused requires mental care.
Lawyer Giannella de Marco appeared for the accused.
Inspector Keith Arnaud led the prosecution. He explained that once discharged from hospital, the police questioning resumed immediately.