Moura: Residence robbers sentenced to prison terms.

Sentenced to 4 years effective imprisonment for stealing gold worth 4.500 euros from aunt's residence.

The individual who stole was sentenced to four years in prison, of an aunt's house in Moura, several gold pieces, evaluated 4.500 euros, stay in custody. Three other cronies were sentenced to prison terms between 1 year and 6 months and 3 years and 6 months, suspended in its execution for an equal period of time.

António Marujo, 32 year old, mentor of the coup and who in court assumed responsibility for the theft that occurred on 14 September 2018, after learning that her aunt was absent, climbed a balcony from the dwelling, snapped the closing of a window and took: ten rings, four pairs of rings, a pair of earrings, a small thread of gold mesh a ring bracelet and a small mesh cord, large.

Accused of the crime of theft, She heard the president of the Collective of Judges, Ana Batista, justify that “the suspension of the prison sentence is not enough to keep you from committing crimes”.

Pedro Mancoca, 28 year old, also charged with felony theft, He was sentenced to 3 years and 6 months, Pedro Rosa, 20 year old, who was accused of the same crime, was acquitted and convicted of a crime of receiving, the penalty 1 year and 6 months and Paulo Correia, 38 year old, was condemned on 2 years in prison also for the crime of receiving. The sentences of these three defendants were suspended for an equal period.

On the morning of the day after the theft, the four defendants went to Beja, where they tried to sell the stolen items in two shops that are dedicated to buying and selling gold. As they did not succeed, headed to Badajoz (Spain) where they made the transaction. The “justification” for the theft was drug addiction and the need for money to buy narcotics.

Teixeira Correia


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