He went to strangle his wife - Before a court for attempted murder
The phenomenon in general concerns the competent bodies, as the cases of domestic violence have increased sharply.
Serious case of domestic violence in Nicosia. The day before yesterday, a case was registered against a 39-year-old man, who is accused of attempted murder of his wife.
Yesterday, in fact, the court decided that he should be released under strict conditions until the trial of the case.
Specifically, the 39-year-old was called to guarantee the amount of 30.000 euros, while a decree was issued which prohibits him from approaching his wife at a distance of less than 200 meters.
He was also asked to hand in his travel documents, his name was included in the list of persons banned from leaving the Republic, while three times a week he will sign at a local police station.
According to the investigation of the competent department of TAE Nicosia, which deals with issues related to domestic violence, there is evidence that leads to the conclusion that the 39-year-old tried to strangle his wife.
It should be noted that cases of domestic violence are seriously evaluated during their examination by the Police. This means that in order for the case to proceed immediately and for the 39-year-old to be prosecuted, the relevant evidence material emerged.
The phenomenon in general concerns the competent bodies, as the cases of domestic violence have increased sharply. The condition, of course, is also linked to the coronavirus pandemic and the measures that are inevitably taken to reduce the disease.
Indicative are, after all, the data that were made public at the beginning of November, on the occasion of the discussion of an issue registered by the Speaker of Parliament, Annita Dimitriou, for the murders of women. Specifically, Andri Andronikou, scientific director of the Association for the Prevention and Combating of Domestic Violence (SPAVO), speaking at a meeting of the Legal Committee, said that in 2020 a total of 2.147 cases of violence against women were reported, of which 880 There were cases of increased violence in the last three months, 407 women receiving death threats, 322 women using violence with an object or a weapon, and 129 women complaining of attempted strangulation.