Man accused of assaulting partner granted bail

A man was granted bail after he was accused of assaulting his partner and causing her slight injuries. He denied the allegations.

In Court it emerged that the couple had been together for four months, and lived in a garage in Birżebbuġa.

The man was accused of assaulting and threatening the woman after an argument they had over their relationship, whereupon the woman gathered her clothes and left.

The Court, presided over by Magistrate Charmaine Galea, granted the request for release from preventative custody on a deposit of € 500 and personal guarantee of € 1,000, while ordering the accused to sign the Police register, twice a week.