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Domestic Abuse leaves common-law husband in debt of $1,500 Print E-mail
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Friday, 14 September 2018 00:00

A common-law wife was the victim of abuse at the hands of her common-law husband, 31-year-old Juan Carlos Romero, and for hitting her in the face, Romero is in debt to the court in the sum of $1,500.

In a report, the victim, 28-year-old Corazon Aquino, told the police that her common-law husband approached her in an aggressive manner and punched her in the face while holding a bunch of keys. She was examined at the KHMH where a doctor certifies her injuries as wounding. She reported the matter to the domestic violence until and requested court action against Romero.

Romero, who was unrepresented, appeared before Magistrate Khadeen Palmer on Friday, September 7, 2018 where he pleaded guilty to the charge of wounding. He was fined $1,500 plus $5.00 cost of court to be paid by November 3, 2018 in default a year’s imprisonment.