A deeply religious 40-year-old man on Tuesday was sentenced to seven years in prison by a Court in Glostrup, in a case of rape, ill-treatment and psychological violence towards his future wife.
at the same time is the victim in the case has been compensation on the 741.300 dollars, informs the court.
According to the indictment happened crimes in the course of a half year's time in 2019, where he, among other things, forced her to isolate herself from family and friends, read the bible, and monitored her with video cameras.
A provision on psychological violence was introduced in the penal code in april last year, and yet there is not handed down many convictions for precisely the type of crime.
According to the indictment, committed man, who is a Danish citizen of indian descent, several times rapes against his wife. Here he struck her with the flat and attached hand in the face, took kvælergreb, tore her hair, and through psychological violence forced her to sexual intercourse.
the Woman was also subjected to violence with the character of ill-treatment, and of the indictment, it appears that she was spitting in the face, after which he, according to the indictment, said: ’You are a sinner and whore, who deserves to die in the darkest hell, if you do not repent.’
psychological violence, as the man exposed the woman included also, that she should isolate themselves completely from family and friends, change the name and phone number. She was also banned from using social media, and may not leave the apartment or communicate with others without his permission.
According to the indictment required the he also that she read the bible and told him about his life in detail before they met.
in Order to be able to keep an eye on the woman installed the now convicted cctv cameras in the couple's apartment in Herlev.
the Court has found it proven that the woman in addition to rape was beaten and torn in her hair, as he took a stranglehold on her.
The relatively high compensation is given for non-pecuniary damage, pain and suffering and loss of earnings. The man's fierce control of her meant that she lost income from a job.
the Court has established that psychological violence meant that the woman's self-esteem was degraded, informs specialanklager Morten Frederiksen.
in the case of the 40-year-old denied the guilty. His defense lawyer, lawyer Eigil Beach, indicating that the judgment has been appealed to the high court with a demand for acquittal.