Men falsify passports to flee Malta; sent to prison

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Three men from Bangladesh have been sentenced to six months imprisonment after they confessed to falsifying three passports and other documents in order to flee from Malta.

The three men, whose ages range from 17 to 32, were brought to Malta illegally. They escaped from the Detention Centre a few weeks after.

The Court heard how they falsified three Pakistani passports and fled to Italy. The Prosecution explained how they were intercepted by the Italian Police upon their arrival and sent back to Malta.

Legal aid Joe Brincat appeared for the accused.

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