357 found guilty of assaulting Police Officers

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Over the past seven years, there were more than 500 assaults on Police officers, Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia told the House.

Farrugia tabled this information in parliament, showing the number of cases per year in which individuals who were charged with assaulting police officers. The Home Affairs Minister remarked that while a number of cases remain subjudice, the Court has decided on a number of others. The individuals were sentenced either to an effective prison term, suspended sentence, fined, or sentenced to hours of community work.

There were a number of cases in which the individuals were acquitted. 357 individuals were found guilty.

YearNumber of cases
201386
201485
201568
201664
201785
201860
201957