Millicent man first to be charged under strangulation law

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


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