Man jailed 18 months for theft

A 35-year-old Libyan national has been handed an 18-month prison sentence as well as a fine for stealing from shops in Valletta 

The Libyan national was given an 18-month prison sentence and an €800 fine
The Libyan national was given an 18-month prison sentence and an €800 fine

A Libyan national was arraigned on Sunday, after being caught stealing from a shop in Valletta.

The police said a search of the 35-year-old found stolen items. The items were taken from shops situated in Valletta. The culprit was also accused of resisting arrest and insulting Police Officers as well as for being a recidivist.

The Libyan national was given an 18-month prison sentence and an €800 fine. 

A police investigation is still ongoing.

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