Northern Territory Police have charged a 22-year-old male in relation to a home violence incident in Palmerston.
A younger mom attended a residence together with her small baby for a household visitation on 13 April. Police allege that the ex-partner, below the affect of medication, refused to permit the mom to go away the residence and held her in opposition to her will till 25 April.
Throughout this time she was allegedly assaulted a number of occasions, within the presence of the kid.
On 25 April she was capable of escape the residence together with her baby and sought refuge with buddies, who contacted police.
The person was arrested on 26 April and was charged final evening with:
- Deprivation of liberty
- Breach DVO
- Aggravated assault
- Legal harm
- Provide harmful drug schedule 1
He has been remanded in custody to seem in Darwin Native Courtroom in the present day.
Detective Senior Sergeant Paul Lawson from the Home and Household Violence Part stated, “This was a horrible ordeal for the sufferer and her baby, and this sort of behaviour has to cease. We’ll proceed to focus on repeat and high-risk offenders as a precedence and convey them earlier than the courts.
“Anybody with details about this explicit incident is requested to contact Police on 131 444 and quote reference 9669032.”
The mom and baby are receiving help from related help providers.
For those who or somebody is a sufferer of home and household violence, name 131 444 for police help or 000 in an emergency.