Court to deliver sentence on man who assaulted mother-in-law

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A man found guilty of assaulting his mother in-law with a stick at Wanderer Bay in Guadalcanal province will be sentenced today at the Honiara Magistrate Court.

The case was mentioned in court yesterday for sentencing but the presiding magistrate said that he will deliver it today.

This is the case against Edwin Belei who was charged with one count of domestic violence physical abuse under the Family protection act 4 (1) (a).

Police said that the man assaulted his mother in-law with a stick at their village in Wanderer Bay.

As a result of that incident the man was reported to the police in which he was arrested and charged for his actions.

Police Prosecution Service prosecutes the matter in court.

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