46-year-old Israeli living in the center of the country, was acquitted of charges in beating of his wife during a joint holiday in Uzbekistan. The lawyer of the accused convinced the court that in Uzbekistan beating his wife is not a criminal offense. On Tuesday, September 26, the correspondent of «Israel a-Yom» AVI Cohen.
The indictment against the men was filed about a year ago. He was accused of that several times beat his wife. Two cases occurred during their stay in Uzbekistan. However, counsel stated that «in Uzbekistan it is accepted,» and therefore his client cannot be prosecuted for these crimes.
As a result, the man was found guilty in only two cases of beating women. He was sentenced to three months ‘ probation and ordered to pay compensation in the amount of 500 shekels.