GNR detained, in the municipality of Covilhã, a 38-year-old man, suspected of assaulting and threatening to kill his girlfriend, who came to point a bladed weapon to his neck, announced that police force.

In a statement sent to the Lusa agency, the GNR Territorial Command in Castelo Branco states that the detention was carried out on Thursday, by soldiers from the Territorial Post of Tortosendo.

As part of an investigation into domestic violence, the military in the Guarda found that the aggressor repeatedly engaged in physical and psychological violence, through assaults, death threats and verbal offenses against the victim, his 46-year-old girlfriend, with whom he had a relationship. for about a year “, refers to the information.

According to GNR, in the course of police investigations, it was also possible to ascertain that the aggressor even tried to strangle the victim, “having also pointed a bladed weapon to his neck”.

In one of the last episodes of violence, the suspect revealed possessive and controlling behavior, assaulting her again, injuring her and hitting the victim’s head against the vehicle, prompting her to immediately request help from the GNR military “, he adds.

The suspect was detained and present at the first interrogation at the Covilhã Judicial Court, where enforcement measures were imposed to remove him from the victim’s residence and a ban on contacting him by any means or in any way, being controlled by an electronic bracelet.


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