Man who assaulted officer fined "4,000
A 22-year-old man was on Friday fined "4,000 after he admitted to getting drunk and assaulting a police officer.
Ismail Ahmed Ali, of Somalia, apologised to the court for being drunk and disorderly and assaulting a police officer in the early hours of Friday morning outside the Scotsman's Pub in Paceville.
Magistrate Claire Micallef Stafrace gave him a six month sentence, suspended for one year. She?also fined him "4,000.
Police Inspector Nikolai Sant said the prosecution did not have an issue with the accused's request to pay the amount over a number of years as he had steady employment in a hotel.
Lawyer Raisa Colombo was legal aid.