Boy who punched mother placed on three-year probation

He admitted in court to having grievously injured his mother

20 August 2017, 2:05pm
A 16-year-old boy has been placed on a three year probation after punching his mother
A 16-year-old boy has been placed on a three year probation after punching his mother
A 16-year-old boy has been handed a three-year probationary sentence and a treatment order after he admitted to the charge of grievously injuring his mother when he punched her on Saturday.

Magistrate Anthony Vella explained the serious nature of the case to the teenager, insisting that his behaviour should not be repeated.

Simon Micallef Stafrace was the boy’s legal aid while police inspector Kylie Borg prosecuted.