Drug dealer has jail sentence reduced, despite inaccuracies in appeal
The man’s sentence was decreased from nine months in prison and a fine of €950 to seven months in prison and a fine of €700
Judge calls for revision of law time-barring offences against children
Judge Giovanni Grixti said that it was clear that 'such a fundamental issue is not yet settled at law and needs to be put to bed by the legislator'
Sex abuse grandfather's punishment reduced on appeal

The man had been imprisoned for sexually abusing his granddaughter when she was...

The man had been imprisoned for sexually abusing his...

Foul-mouthed robber who targeted elderly woman jailed for five years

A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for aggravated theft of a gold...

A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for...

Elderly man seriously injured after being hit by motorcycle

The man was hit by a motorcycle in Hamrun

The man was hit by a motorcycle in Hamrun

Two arrested after police find 200 unregistered songbirds for sale

The birds were imported illegally from Sicily

The birds were imported illegally from Sicily

Degiorgio brothers' bail is revoked by the Criminal Court

The Criminal Court has revoked the bail granted to Alfred and George...

The Criminal Court has revoked the bail granted to Alfred...

Visitor fined €11,000 over undeclared cash

Man failed to inform customs officials that he was carrying €18,870...

Man failed to inform customs officials that he was...

Credit card-stealing fraudster pleads guilty

The man admitted to stealing cards from eight people, using them to buy...

The man admitted to stealing cards from eight people, using...

Man charged over Dingli shooting

The accused was charged with attempted murder, grievous bodily harm, possession of a firearm during the commision of a crime and failing to observe the...

The accused was charged with attempted murder, grievous...

Man charged with raping ex-partner's underage daughter

Court hears how a man turned his ex-partner's 13-year-old child into a...

Court hears how a man turned his...

Three years in prison for disobeying court order

The accused never made contact with his probation officer, despite having been...

The accused never made contact with his probation officer,...

Melchior Spiteri murder acquittal confirmed on appeal

Court of appeal hits out at practise of non-public submissions in criminal...

Court of appeal hits out at practise of non-public...

Anger management, restraining order and suspended sentence for domestic violence

The man was charged with causing slight bodily harm to him wife, and insulting and threatening her

The man was charged with causing slight bodily harm to him...

Court overturns pickpockets' jail sentence due to serious defects

The two pickpockets had been convicted of stealing and using cash and bank...

The two pickpockets had been convicted of stealing and...

Argument leaves man shot, seriously injured

A man is being held under arrest in connection with the case

A man is being held under arrest in connection with the case

Contractor cleared of slander in FTS allegation of €30,000 bribe

Contractor John Vella had informed the Foundation for Tomorrow’s...

Contractor John Vella had informed the Foundation for...

Father of abducted child sues social care authority for damages

Andreas Gerdes filed court action against the Social Care Standards Authority...

Andreas Gerdes filed court action against the Social Care...

Police arrest two suspected of dealing cocaine and herion

Two men, aged 19 and 33, were apprehended by the police on Monday

Two men, aged 19 and 33, were apprehended by the police on...

Man who had €35,000 seized at the airport files Constitutional case

The man filed a court application claiming that the fact that the confiscation...

The man filed a court application claiming that the fact...