A man who took a pocket of cash professing to have done as such to take care of himself has been jailed

A man who took a pocket of cash professing to have done as such to take care of himself has been jailed.

Thief who stole pouch containing €350 jailed
Thief who stole pouch containing €350 jailed

Inspector Andy Rotin charged Abdikadir Mohamud Caw-Ali, 23, from Hamrun with having taken a pocket containing €350 from a man in Marsa and recidivism.

Thief who stole pouch containing €350 jailed
Thief who stole pouch containing €350 jailed

The blamed, who is a Somali public, confessed to the charges upon his arraignment.

Lawyer Daniel Attard, addressing Abdikadir, brought up to the court that the man had conceded at a beginning phase in procedures, had returned the cash, was jobless and had taken the money to take care of himself.

Thief who stole pouch containing €350 jailed
Thief who stole pouch containing €350 jailed

Magistrate Doreen Clarke, directing, gave over a base sentence of 16 months in jail to the man.