A 28-year-old woman, who lives in the Bambous region, was assaulted by her husband Monday on a parking lot in a local supermarket. They were self-service employees who came to his rescue.
This is not the first time she has filed a complaint against her husband. Sarah (fictitious name), who works in a supermarket in Bambous, was in the company of a friend. The two women were in the self-service car park when Sarah’s husband, whom we call James (33 years old), burst into her.
James threw Sarah to the floor and beat her. It was the young woman’s colleagues who came to her rescue. Before leaving the place, the thirtieth would have said to his wife: “Mo pou touy twa ek to pa pou sorti vivan depi la.”
In a complaint at the Bambous police station, the wife reported that she had once again been the victim of domestic violence. In fact, this is the fourth time she has filed a complaint against her husband. “After a young 18-year-old woman was killed by her boyfriend and another killed by her lover, I would not want to have the same fate. I fear for my safety. I am afraid my husband will carry out his threats. He would not hesitate to kill me,” she said.
After leaving the Bambous police station, with a form 58 (PF58), Sarah went to the Victoria Hospital in Candos with her face blistered. She had wounds on the lips and face. After receiving the necessary care, she was allowed to go home.
As for her husband James, he was arrested on Monday evening November 7. He confessed to having assaulted his wife, suspecting her of adultery. However, he denies threatening his wife to kill her. After his interrogation, he was detained. For her part, Sarah denies James’s allegations.
On Tuesday, the husband appeared in court in Bambous, where a provisional charge of verbal threats was laid against him. To recover the conditional release, he had to pay a bond of Rs 2,000.
The investigation conducted by Sergeant Maunick is under the supervision of Chief Inspector Badal.