Two men struggling with drug addiction are charged with theft, remanded in custody
Two men appeared before the court yesterday morning charge d with theft of a bust from a public garden in Tarxien and for accepting stolen good while relapsing.
The two accused, Grezio Calleja, 48, and Anthony Cutajar, 45, were also charged with causing damages on private property. Magistrate Charmaine Galea heard how the two struggle with drug addiction and are unemployed.
According to the prosecution, the two were intended to start a drug rehabilitation programme. Yanika Bugeja and Kathleen Grima appeared for the men, who were remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to the charges brought against them.