Monday, May 23, 2022

Domestic Violence Case Filed Against Michael Slater, Former Cricketer Avoids Jail And Is Taken To Hospital For Mental Health Reasons

-

- Advertisement -

Former Australia opener Michael Slater is detained by police and was taken to the mental health facility in Sydney. The former cricketer had charges of domestic violence. He avoided going to jail due to his bad mental health condition. Michael was charged with domestic abuse and assault by the Sydney local court. The cricketer did not go to jail as he was proved to have been suffering from mental health issues.

Michael Slater Domestic Violence Case

Slater, 52, was charged by the New South Wales state police last October for stalking and intimidation of his ex-partner. The cricketer was due to appear before Waverley Local Court on Wednesday. He appealed for the charges to be dealt with under the Mental Health Act.

The prosecutor told the court that Michael Slater is detained by police and paramedics. He was taken to the mental health unit. He is currently being treated at Sydney’s Northern Beaches Hospital.

The Waverley Local Court on Wednesday concluded the case by stating that Slater would not face time behind bars. The court approved the cricketer’s claim that his actions were under the stress of his bad mental health issues.

The Australian Broadcasting Corp. quoted that there have been “significant changes” in Slater’s circumstances since December. The former cricketer felt the need to stay medicated for his mental health condition.

Michael Slater domestic Abuse Case Details

According to reports, Slater breached the restraining order by using a mobile phone to call and send tons of messages to his ex-partner. In December, he was ordered to visit a mental health facility. The condition of bail was due to his mental treatment.

The ABC reported that Slater has been diagnosed with major depressive disorder. He also has alcohol addiction, borderline personality disorder and ADHD. Slater has already spent more than 100 days in mental health facilities.

Slater Under Police Investigation

Michael Slater is under a fresh police investigation. He is being investigated for an alleged domestic violence incident. A few hours before the verdict of his case the cricketer had his charges dismissed.

“About 9.20 pm (Tuesday 26 April 2022), officers attached to Northern Beaches Police Area Command were called to a unit on West Promenade, Manly, following reports of a domestic violence-related incident,” a news portal reported the NSW Police statement. “On arrival, police were told a 52-year-old man had allegedly assaulted a 35-year-old woman.”

Michael Slater worked as a television commentator after his retirement from international cricket. The right-handed batter had played 74 Test matches for Australia. He was active from 1993-to 2001, scoring 5,312 runs at an average of almost 43.

- Advertisement -
Ayesha
Ayeshahttps://www.ccdiscovery.com/
I am Ayesha and I have always had a passion to express my views and sharing things with people. There was never another career that appealed to me other than journalism. There is something intriguing and incredible in digging out scoops and finding out the truth behind mysterious stories. I was always fascinated by stories and news that can help touch the people and their hearts. With time I found out that the stories that triggered interest in me were stories from the entertainment world. I also love to write stuff about health related topics. The passion to get to know more about what’s happening in the world led me to become a journalist. I started off writing blogs and then I got the opportunity to write for different websites on various topics. One opportunity led to another one and I have managed to gather so much of memorable and exciting experience till date. The experience that I have gained by entering in this field has been unforgettable and I continue to do so as I cover more interesting stories with all of you. I am happy with what I have done so far and I hope to explore the world of journalism even more.

Weather

New York
clear sky
23.3 ° C
25.3 °
21.1 °
34 %
5.1kmh
0 %
Mon
23 °
Tue
22 °
Wed
20 °
Thu
20 °
Fri
27 °

BREAKING NEWS