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Woman to stand trial for assaulting own infant

February 18, 2019 at 11:43am
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A 23 year old woman will stand trial on charges of assaulting and causing real bodily harm to her 18 month old infant, philenews reported on Monday.

It said the woman appeared before Nicosia district court where she was charged on two counts. She pleaded not guilty.

The woman is charged with hitting the infant in two cases, causing the child real bodily harm.

She was arrested after police received a complaint. The incidents allegedly occurred on Saturday.

The trial will be held on June and the woman has been released on bail until then.

The child has been placed in the care of the social welfare services.