The Prosecutor’s Office is asking for 15 years in prison for a man accused of assaulting his partner, who also caused injuries when he pushed her against the ground and passed a sharp object through the neck. The trial of the case will take place at the Provincial Court of A Coruña this Wednesday, October 13, from the Court of Instruction No. 2 of Ferrol.
As reported in the brief from the Public Prosecutor’s Office, the events took place around 00:00 on October 31, 2020, when the defendant and the victim were at his home in Ferrol, from which the woman he left after an argument.
On the street, the defendant, “guided by the spirit of frightening her and undermining her physical integrity,” grabbed her from behind at shoulder height and pushed her, causing the victim to fall to the ground. He then placed himself on top of her and, while covering her mouth and saying “I’m going to kill you, or you’re for me or I’ll kill you,” he slipped a sharp object from one side of her neck to the other on several occasions. , putting pressure on him.
After this, the man, “with a lustful spirit”, lowered the victim’s pants that he was wearing and inserted several fingers into her vagina on several occasions, after which he returned to his home and left his partner in the place.
The brief states that, as a result of the events, the victim suffered various injuries for which he required a first medical assistance, provided by Sergas, at a cost that amounted to 780.69 euros. The woman had three linear scars of 7 cm, 6.5 cm and 4 cm as sequels.
The victim reported the events on October 3, 2020 and the defendant entered provisional prison two days later, on October 5. For all this, the accused is charged with a crime of sexual assault, for which 14 years in prison are requested, with absolute disqualification during the time of the sentence, probation for a period of seven years and the prohibition of communicating or approaching 400 meters from the victim for a time greater in six years than the prison sentence imposed. They also request for him a year in prison, with special disqualification for the right to passive suffrage during the time of the sentence, the deprivation of the right to own and carry arms for three years, with loss of validity of the license and the prohibition to come within 400 meters of the woman for a time greater in four years than the prison sentence imposed