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House help fined for stealing €20

February 28, 2019 at 3:43pm
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A house help has been fined €200 and ordered to pay €300 in legal costs after being found guilty of stealing €20 from the home of her employer — a former top police officer, Politis newspaper reported on Thursday.

It said that the woman, who is from India, had denied the charges throughout but was found guilty after a hearing.

The case was brought against her after former police chief Tassos Panayiotou filed a complaint, saying his employee had stolen  €20.

In passing sentence, the court said that the case was important as it related to the trust between employer and employee.