Bail granted for 18-year-old who stole €8,000 from cash till of su­per­mar­ket

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

An 18-year-old woman from Żur­rieq has been granted bail af­ter plead­ing not guilty to charges of theft amount­ing to €8,000 in cash from a su­per­mar­ket.

The woman who can­not be named by or­der of the court, was ap­pre­hended on Satur­day night af­ter her em­ployer had no­ticed some cash miss­ing.

Pros­e­cut­ing in­spec­tor Jef­frey Sci­cluna ex­plained that the ac­cused has a drug prob­lem and had stolen €8,000 in 10 sep­a­rate in­ci­dents.

The ac­cused was granted bail against a per­sonal guar­an­tee of €5,000 and was or­dered to re­port to the po­lice once a day and not to leave her house ex­cept to go to school.

Mag­is­trate Char­maine Galea presided over the case.

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