A MILLICENT man has become one of the first to be charged under recently introduced laws relating to the strangulation of a domestic partner.
Andrew Ridley, 23, appeared in police custody in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court two weeks ago after being arrested for the offending.
The February 3 incident occurred when the defendant was involved in an argument with the victim.
The prosecution alleges he then strangled the victim.
He is also charged