Prison officer granted $60K bail over alleged assault of wife

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    A prison officer charged with assaulting his wife has been granted $60,000 bail on the condition that he does not threaten or abuse her.

    The accused appeared in court last Friday and pleaded not guilty to the charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

    He is due to reappear in court on February 12th 2021.

    He was arrested and charged following investigations into a report by his wife, a police officer.

    She claims she was physically assaulted during an incident at their home on January 2nd 2021.