Mother at­tacks her mate

The Weekend Post - - News -

JANESSA EKERT head­but­ted her, caus­ing the dam­age.”

De­fence lawyer Steve Carter said his client, who worked as a house­keeper, had found out that the vic­tim had dis­ci­plined her daugh­ter, who had been in hos­pi­tal with 11 stitches in her arm. Al­though the court was told the vic­tim did not cause the in­jury.

“She was rather fran­tic to find out what hap­pened ... and it just de­scended,” Mr Carter said, adding that since this oc­curred Pau and the vic­tim had rec­on­ciled.

“I’m very con­cerned that you re­sorted to the vi­o­lence that you did that re­sulted in sig­nif­i­cant in­juries to your friend,” Mag­is­trate Kerry Magee said.

In Pau’s favour was a lim­ited crim­i­nal his­tory and her early guilty plea.

Pau was placed on 18 months pro­ba­tion and or­dered to pay $2500 com­pen­sa­tion.

A con­vic­tion was recorded.

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