No bail for man caused his wife severe eye injuries

The courts issued a protection order in favour of the woman  

The man was denied bail after the court heard that he had caused his wife severe eye injuries
The man was denied bail after the court heard that he had caused his wife severe eye injuries

A man who caused grievous injuries to his wife’s eye in a domestic argument has been remanded in custody this morning.

Police Inspector Hubert Cini arraigned the 65-year-old man from Zabbar before magistrate Audrey Demicoli, accusing him of having grievously injured the woman, attacking her, as well as threatening and insulting her.

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon at the Paola playground. The woman is understood to still be in hospital after suffering severe eye injuries, allegedly caused by a blow dealt by the accused.

The man was also charged with recidivism. A protection order was requested by the police.

The man’s legal representative, lawyer Kenneth Camilleri entered a plea of not guilty.

Bail was denied, with a protection order was also issued in favour of the woman.

The court ordered a ban on the publication of the names of the accused and the alleged victim.

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