Man jailed for injuring three police officers in Gozo

A man has been sentenced to two years in prison for injuring three police officers in Gozo.

Beyene Fessahatsion Weldeabzghi, an Eritrean national who lives in Zebbug in Gozo, was charged in court with having attacked, resisted, threatened, insulted and slightly injured the officers.

He was also accused of disobeying police orders, disturbing the public peace, and assaulting, threatening and insulting a female doctor at Gozo General Hospital.

The court in Victoria heard how the row started in Marsalforn and continued at the Gozo hospital.

He was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment and fined €5,000 after he admitted the charges.

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