Man pleads guilty to siphoning diesel

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 47-year-old man is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to stealing diesel from a number of vehicles in Gozo.

The man, a Cospicua resident, was charged over two separate incidents. The first occurred on the night between 7 and 8 August; the second on the night between 13 and 14 August.

He was accused of stealing diesel from a number of vehicles in Xewkija and Victoria, of causing damage to the same vehicles and of receiving stolen goods. He was also charged with driving a vehicle without a licence and of relapsing.

Magistrate Brigitte Sultana will be delivering her sentence on 19 August.

Inspector Bernard Charles Spiteri prosecuted.