Man jailed for domestic violence against his partner in Leicester
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A man has been jailed for domestic violence offences against his partner in Leicester.
Manoj Patel, 48, of no fixed address, was sentenced to three years and one month in prison at Leicester Crown Court on Tuesday 24 August.
When he is released, his relationships with females will also be monitored.
On 24 July, officers were contacted by staff at Belgrave Medical Centre who were treating a woman who reported being assaulted by her partner.
The woman had significant injuries, some caused by weapons.
Officers and partner agencies continue to offer her their full support.
Investigations led to the arrest of Patel, who was also already under investigation for affray and criminal damage at an address in Whitwick.
He was charged with three counts of causing actual bodily harm, controlling or coercive behaviour and criminal damage and remanded into custody.
While in custody, Patel sent letters and messages to the woman via third parties attempting to convince her to withdraw her complaint against him.
Patel was subsequently further charged with perverting the course of justice.
He pleaded guilty to all charges.
Detective Constable Adam Green said: “We recognise the courage of the victim to report her concerns and enable us to carry out investigations.
“Full support is available for anyone with any concerns about domestic violence and if you choose to involve police, all reports are investigated thoroughly.
“We urge anyone who is living in fear of harm to get in touch.”
Anyone with concerns about domestic abuse can contact:
Women’s Aid in Leicestershire - https://www.wa-leicester.org.uk/ - 0808 8020028
Respect: Men’s Advice Line - https://mensadviceline.org.uk/ - 0808 8010327
Always dial 999 in an emergency.