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Macedonian man convicted of casino theft

Foreigner who stole €570 from a gambling machine at a local casino is handed a two year suspended jail term after admitting to the theft.

Chris Mangion
10 July 2014, 5:10pm
A 30-year-old man from Macedonia was today handed a year’s imprisonment suspended for two years after admitting to stealing €570 from a gambling machine at Portomaso Casino.

Marijan Danajlovski, who works as an electrician, admitted to stealing the cash at around 3:30am on 5 July, and also pleaded guilty to aggravated theft.

Pleading guilty to the charges, Danajlovski pledged he would repay the stolen cash.

Magistrate Doreen Clarke handed the Macedonian man a year's imprisonment suspended for two years, and ordered him to the amount stolen within two months.

Dr Christopher Chircop represented the accused while Inspector Elton Taliana led the prosecution.

Chris Mangion is MaltaToday’s photojournalist, joining the newspaper in 2013.

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