Court & Police
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French student steals scooter, goes joyriding and ends up in court
A French student was conditionally discharged after he pleaded guilty to stealing scooter and driving it while under the influence of alcohol.
11 August 2012, 12:00am
The case happened at around 5am.
The student appeared in court with his face covered in bruises and a banded hand. Streaks of blood stained his clothes and shoes.
He was conditionally discharged and ordered to pay €150 for the damages caused to the scooter and €2,329 after he tested positive to the breathalyser test.
Lawyer Lucio Sciriha appeared for the student while Inspector Saviour Baldacchino led the prosecution.