Five admit Marsaxlokk brawl, fined €60 each
Updated - Five men were this afternoon fined €60 each after pleading guilty to breaching public order and assaulting a man during an incident at Il-Maghluq, Marsaxlokk, yesterday
The incident took place during a protest by residents over the way campers were 'taking over' a small beach at Il-Magħluq.
Anthony Cini, 37 of Fgura, Gerson Orsini, 24 of Vittoriosa, Stephen Debono, 44 of Zabbar, Francis Debono, 69 of Cospicua and Mario Schiavone 40 of Cospicua were taken to court in a police van.
All pleaded guilty to slightly injuring Christopher Haber and swearing in public.
The court was told that Mr Haber had forgiven them.
Mario Schiavone also admitted to committing the crime during the operative period of a suspended jail term.
Magistrate Antonio Micallef Trigona extended the suspended jail term for Mr Schiavone by another two years.
He also warned all the accused not to approach or harass the victim.