Woman begs for man who hit her in a jealous rage

By Racquel Porter

Sunday, January 21, 2018

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A man who admitted to beating his 'babymother' over a phone call escaped sentencing on Friday after she “begged” for him.

Keithan Daley pleaded guilty to assault occasioning bodily harm.

“Why you hit her?” Parish Judge Chester Crooks asked.

“Fraction between her... argument developed over a telephone call,” Daley said.

The prosecutor told the court that he hit the complainant in her head and “box” her with both of his hands.

But it did not end there. The prosecutor said that Daley hit her with a piece of sugar cane and swung at her with a machete.

After hearing the allegations, Crooks asked the woman if they were still together.

“Yes,” she replied, adding that it was the first time he had hit her.

“Your parents did not raise you for a man to beat you,”Crooks told the complainant but that did not change her mind from dropping the charge.

“I can hold on to him for the weekend so you can have the house to yourself,” Crooks said to the amusement of the court.

Prior to honouring the complainat's wish, Crooks asked the complainant if Daley had apologised to her.

“No,” she replied.

Crooks told Daley that he should, which he did.

No order was subssequently made.

“Don't let it happen again ,” Crooks said.

“You are going home a free man because of her,” Crooks added.

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