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