Our Result - Aggravated Assault Causing Serious Harm - 1200728

Reference: 1200728

Charge

Aggravated Assault Causing Serious Harm

Maximum Penalty

25 years imprisonment

Penalty Received

5 months imprisonment, suspended sentence No conviction Good Behaviour Bond for 9 months and $200 Ordered to pay compensation of $877

Circumstances

Defendant’s  girlfriend suffers psychological ailments. Victim has previously harassed the Defendant and his girlfriend on a number of occasions. Victim was drinking at home and proceeded to abuse the Defendant’s girlfriend via Facebook. Defendant attended the victim’s house with the intention of delivering physical reprisal. The victim armed himself with a tennis racquet. The Defendant used a knife to stab the victim in the abdomen.

Suburb where the offence occurred: Aberfoyle Park