A man has been sentenced to house arrest for stabbing his wife
30 October 2010
Henry Beukes who stabbed his wife with a broken bottle neck during an argument has been sentenced to three years house arrest.
Yesterday he was sentenced to house arrest in the Bellville Regional Court.
He has been found guilty of assault with the intent to cause serious bodily harm.
Beukes arrived home drunk in March last year to find his wife was drunk as well.
A fight broke out and Beukes stabbed his wife with the bottle neck.
His house arrest will allow him to work and also to attend church.