A 29-year-old man, accused of unlawfully entering nine shops and stealing cash along with a substantial number of mobile phones and laptops, is scheduled to appear in court later today.
Law enforcement disclosed that the individual was apprehended on Saturday as part of an inquiry into a five-month string of nighttime burglaries targeting establishments in Valletta, Qormi, Sliema, Naxxar, and Mellieħa.
Additionally, the suspect is under suspicion of attempting break-ins at shops located in Birkirkara, Tarxien, Marsa, and Gżira.
According to the police, the total value of the stolen items amounts to approximately €150,000.
The arrest transpired in St Julians, and the individual is slated to face charges before Magistrate Abigail Critien.