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Stradivarius violin thief jailed for seven years

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Stradivarius violin thief jailed for seven years

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A man who stole a 300-year-old Stradivarius violin after attacking its owner with a stun gun has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Salah Salahadyn from Milwaukee in the US had pleaded guilty to snatching the instrument worth around four million euros from a musician as he left a concert.

The violin was recovered in good condition from the attic of one of Salahadyn’s acquaintances.