The Malta Independent 21 September 2019, Saturday

Suspended sentence for man who injured pregnant former partner

Sunday, 25 August 2019, 14:13 Last update: about 26 days ago

A man has been given a suspended sentence after he admitted to having injured his pregnant former partner.

The 39-year-old, from Fgura, assaulted his ex during an argument. The pregnant woman suffered slight injuries. 

Magistrate Claire Stafrace Zammit sentenced him to a nine-month jail term, suspended for 18 months. The court also ordered the man no to approach the woman.

The court ordered the assignment of a probation officer to help the man overcome his alcohol problems. 

Inspector Roderick Attard prosecuted. 

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