By Isha Sesay •
Published: 31 Oct 2019 • 21:30
ACCUSED: A man is accused of the sadistic rape and abuse of his partner.
A MAN will stand trial in Palma Court accused of the sadistic rape and abuse of his partner who he held as a slave for two days at their shared apartment in s’Arenal.
The events took place in August of last year, where it is alleged that after becoming jealous, the 28-year-old man gagged his partner’s mouth with duct tape, using several objects to rape her. The next day, he repeated his actions, sexually assaulting and beating the complainant, whilst threatening her with death. The woman managed to escape from the home when her partner took a shower, asking for help from a neighbour who immediately called the police.
Over the summer of 2018, it is alleged that the woman endured frequent acts of violence from her partner, including being pepper sprayed. The defendant faces several serious charges,where the prosecution is asking that he receives a 34-year jail sentence
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