A Swedish Supreme Court docket justice has been fined for shoplifting. (iStock)
A Supreme Court docket justice in Sweden has been fined for shoplifting a Christmas ham and meatballs amongst different gadgets, the prosecutor within the case mentioned Thursday.
The 67-year-old lady was caught by workers at a grocery retailer in central Stockholm every week earlier than Christmas.
“I’ve issued a wonderful concerning the crime petty theft, beforehand generally known as shoplifting,” chief public prosecutor Per Nichols advised AFP.
The choose resigned from her put up in February – when studies emerged that she was being investigated – after having served 20 years on the bench.
ALSO READ | Two UK judges resign from Hong Kong’s top court
Amongst different issues, she had tried to cover a Christmas ham, meatballs, sausages and cheese in a woven bag by overlaying them with one other bag, in response to authorized information outlet Dagens Juridik.
The choose admitted to the information however denied any intention to steal the groceries, and was issued a wonderful of fifty 000 Swedish kronor ($5 400, 4 800 euros), Nichols added.
By no means miss a narrative. Choose from our range of newsletters to get the information you need delivered straight to your inbox.
We stay in a world the place information and fiction get blurred
In instances of uncertainty you want journalism you’ll be able to
belief. For under R75 per 30 days, you’ve got entry to
a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism,
prime opinions and a variety of options. Journalism
strengthens democracy. Make investments sooner or later at this time.