54-year old man granted bail after being charged with raping his wife
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A 54-year old man from Floriana was arraigned in the Gozo Courts this morning, accused of raping and attempting to indecently assault his wife, this month and during previous months and years.
The police said that alleged incidents took place in a property in Ghajnsielem.
The man appeared before Magistrate Dr J Vella Cuschieri and pleaded not guilty. He was released on bail against a deposit of €2,000 and €10,000 personal guarantee.
The court imposed a protection order on the victim, as well as ban on the publication of the names of the accused man and the victim.