Woman beaten for refusing to spoon-feed boyfriend

2018-09-14 06:00

A 66-YEAR-old woman from Bhongweni Township in Kokstad was allegedly beaten by her boyfriend for refusing to spoon-feed him on August 26.

The incident happened at 10 pm when the man demanded food from the woman.

When the woman refused to spoon-feed him as directed, she was beaten and stabbed in the face with a sharp object.

She was rushed to EG and Usher Memorial Hospital after neighbours called an ambulance.

Police spokesperson Captain Dumisani Ncongo confirmed the incident and said a 35-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Ncongo said the man appeared in Kokstad Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

Outcomes of the court appearance were not available at the time of going to press. — Supplied


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