Man receives prison sentence after admitting to assaulting partner

A 55-year-old man from Cospicua received a one year prison sentence after admitting to assaulting his partner with whom he has five children.

In court it emerged that the couple had been in a relationship for 22 years but the relationship had ended and that the couple had various problems including money problems and other misunderstandings regarding their children.

The accused was charged with harassment, threats, minor offenses and insulting his partner. This attitude had continued even after several reports were made to the Police so much so that an accused had already been found guilty of domestic violence and was given a month’s imprisonment which has now become effective.