Tu­nisian man handed sus­pended sen­tence for theft

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

A Tu­nisian man pleaded guilty to com­mit­ting three sep­a­rate thefts from Pavi Su­per­mar­ket in Qormi.

Kamel Kasem, was handed a five-month prison sen­tence, sus­pended for two months for the thefts, which oc­curred in the months of Au­gust, Oc­to­ber and Novem­ber this year.

The court was in­formed that a ma­jor­ity of the stolen items were re­turned to the su­per­mar­ket, with the ex­cep­tion of €58.73 worth of goods.

De­fence lawyer Gian­luca Cap­pitta told the court that his client, who is a fish­er­man, was a first-time of­fender and that his client would pay back the re­main­ing amount stolen.

The court or­dered Kasem to pay Pavi Su­per­mar­ket the out­stand­ing bal­ance.

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