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.

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.

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