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New laws outline strangulation and suffocation as specific offences

Effective from today, the new laws will allow prosecutors to charge abusers specifically with non-fatal strangulation and suffocation.

New laws outline strangulation and suffocation as specific offences

Date - 7th June 2022
By - Cachella Smith
New legal guidance has also been published and contains definitions for the offences. Non-fatal strangulation is applicable to those who intentionally strangle another person, and non-fatal suffocation to those who do any act that affects...
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