Male risks imprisonment for ax violence

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A man in his 40s has to  meet in Oslo District Court on Monday, accused of having hit a woman in the head with an ax.

According to the indictment, he attacked a woman in an apartment in Oslo in January this year.
The man reportedly punched and kicked the woman and struck her with a small ax and a stapler. The woman suffered multiple wounds in the face and right hand.
After the incident, the man got restraining order against visiting the woman. He is also charged with having violated the restraining order.
The man risks a prison sentence if he is found guilty of the offenses.

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today