Gozitan charged with torching car and damaging property released on bail

A 42-year-old man from Xagħra has been released on bail after pleading not guilty to complicity at the beginning of September in a car torching and property damage crime.

The Prosecution, conducted by Inspector Bernard Charles Spiteri, arraigned the accused before Magistrate Simone Grech and charged him with having, at about 2.30 p.m., rendered himself an accomplice in the voluntary arson of a vehicle and damage to property in Rabat road, Xewkija.

The man was also charged with becoming a relapser through various Court sentences.

The accused pleaded not guilty as charged and was released on bail against a number of conditions.