Theft can be of anything and the punishment can be extremely harsh. However, you will also be shocked to hear a couple arrested for stealing something in Italy. A French couple has been sentenced to six years in prison for stealing sand from a beach in Sardinia, Italy.
Indeed, the thing is that the white sand on the island of Italy is preserved. Tourists have to face the penalty of going to jail and fine for taking sand from the beach. In this case, the couple said that they did not realize that what they were doing was a crime. Sand has been found during an investigation by police in the northern French city of Porto Torres near the couple waiting for the boat. The couple was waiting for a boat to Toulon in South France.
In this case, police said, 14 bottles were recovered from the couple, which was sandy. The couple has been arrested by the police. A total of 40 kg of sand was filled in these seized bottles. It has been told that the couple was produced in the court of Sasari city in this case, where the court sentenced them to $3,330, or a fine of Rs 2 lakh 39,415 and sentenced to between one year and six years in prison.
In further cases, the police said the couple was unaware of the rules regarding sand removal. Although instructions have been given in several languages to inform the tourists on the beaches. The theft of white sand and stones from the middle of Sardinia has become a common thing. Its black marketing on the Internet is reportedly quite on the internet.
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