(ANSA) - Venice, September 24 - A 39-year-old man was
arrested outside Venice Tuesday for threatening to kill his
ex-partner and for illegal possession of deadly weapons.
The suspect, a Ukrainian national, was apprehended when his
accuser called the police from a Venice-bound bus she said he
Police said he was carrying two knives, tear gas and brass
Abuse of women has become a major social concern in Italy,
with the government recently passing legislation to try to help
end what is termed "femicide".
Italy's Supreme Cassation Court strengthened anti-stalking
laws earlier this month with a decision to further limit