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Imam jailed for confining wife to home

Man found guilty of domestic abuse in denying woman all freedom

(ANSA) - ROME, MAY 3 - A Moroccan imam was jailed for two years and three months Tuesday for confining his wife to their home, depriving her of all freedom of movement and beating her when she tried to rebel.
    A Turin judge found the 40-year-old man guilty of domestic abuse.
    The woman was unable to dress as she wished, was forced to eat in a separate room from men, was not free to decide anything and not even allowed to watch TV, the court heard.
    She was only allowed to take care of her husband, the man's home and their two children.
    When she tried to say no she was insulted and sometimes beaten, the court heard. (ANSA).


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