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Wife fined for assaulting disabled husband

first_imgA couple who have been married for several years appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Friday after the wife was fined for assaulting her husband, who is wheelchair bound.Stacy London admitted to the charge when it was read to her by Senior Magistrate Leron Daly.The court heard that on two different occasions, the woman assaulted her disabled husband, Ethan London.In her defence, Mrs London told the court that both incidents occurred while she was attempting to drive her vehicle out of their driveway when her husband tried to prevent her from doing same.“As I was about to back out of the yard, he rolled his wheelchair to block me from driving out, so I came out of the car and tried to remove him but instead he held on to my hands and started behaving in a disorderly manner”.Further, the woman stated that as a result, he fell out of the wheelchair.After listening to her explanation, Magistrate Daly told the woman that she was wrong to assault the man since he is disabled.Nevertheless, the woman was fined $10,000 on each charge.last_img read more

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Willian says he’s happy at Chelsea amidst transfer rumours

first_imgChelsea’s forward Willian, who has been linked with a move away from the club, on Tuesday said that he’s happy at the London based the club.Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Manchester United have all been reported to have either made or to be considering offers for the 29-year-old, but in declarations to the Brazilian website Globo Esport, he insisted he didn’t want to leave Chelsea.”I am not moving, I am happy at Chelsea and living in London…I am very happy living in London,” declared the forward.Real Madrid could alter this situation with the European champions reported in Spain to be weighing up a joint offer for Willian and Chelsea’s Belgium international goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.Meanhwile, defender David Luiz has also dismissed speculation about a potential departure from Chelsea and said he is aiming to win titles under new manager Maurizio Sarri.The 31-year-old, who rejoined Chelsea from Paris St Germain in 2016, will have a chance to re-establish himself at Stamford Bridge following an injury-ridden season, when he made only 10 league appearances under former boss Antonio Conte.His poor domestic run led to his omission from Brazil’s World Cup squad for Russia.”I came back to Chelsea to stay,” Luiz told reporters. “When I took my decision to come back here from Paris it was to win the Premier League and to do something again with Chelsea, so I am very happy here.Luiz has featured in both of Chelsea’s pre-season matches under Sarri, who has started his reign with victories over Inter Milan and Perth Glory.advertisement”I love Sarri’s philosophy,” Luiz said. “We play high, with a lot of possession in a technical way. He’s trying to help us every single day to learn quickly his philosophy.”A new philosophy always takes time. But it also depends on us. If we’re dedicated every day and doing things every single day in training, we’re trying to learn quickly.”Chelsea will face league rivals Arsenal and French top-flight team Olympique Lyonnais in their remaining pre-season fixtures before their Community Shield match against Manchester City on August 5.The London outfit begin their league campaign against Huddersfield Town on August 11.(With IANS and Reuters inputs)last_img read more