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-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Advertising mogul Charles Saatchi admitting last night during a police interview that he did assault his wife.
After he earlier dismissed it is just a playful -- At a posh London restaurant.
But the photo splashed on the front pages of newspapers this week show otherwise look at this can you see it.
That's her face.
And there -- his hands.
-- -- his hand on her neck.
Now the story stunning fans and I jalla.
Who know her as a fun and sultry chef from her show on the Food Network and we continue the punishment he's gotten.
But his behavior training now David -- defense attorney and -- Jenkins former prosecutors -- they tell us about what is the penalty and in England for trying to choke your wife.
Well apparently for this guy it's it's nothing.
Because he received a police caution is no penalty whatsoever.
And he just went on and went about -- day.
I can tell you what -- if this does this in public I can only imagine what -- on behind closed doors it's much worse trust me.
Yeah that and it's a good point David that -- he did this in public at a restaurant and then on top of that.
Appears to have lied about it -- -- -- labeled set that's all I mean you look at the photo you see the look on -- jealous face you tell me.
Whether that looks like -- all a little playing moment with his hand right up on her throat.
And something that he now admits.
-- may -- -- I have to say you know what he did in England with essentially a preemptive strike.
He went to law enforcement he admitted what he did and you receive that caution.
And while the caution appears to be a slap on the wrist.
It is -- does count as a prior offense should he pick up an actual charge so it punishment could be increased the other other pictures to Megan.
And I got to say while his hand is on her throat and that's totally inappropriate.
It looks more like a slight squeeze in an all out show so I think that's probably they must've confer with her that she wasn't injured before they agreed to basically give him hop in the -- -- caution did.
Did -- that was my only asked why he received such a minor punish.
-- -- -- let's be clear here this photo and an assault in progress.
When he comes to -- anything it -- it doesn't get any better than having a photo of an assault apart and that's what you have here.
You have witnessed is yet independent -- if you have an actual photo.
Of the assault in most domestic violence cases they dialed the -- because you have victims who don't wanna come forward it would really place here.
-- exactly or are they don't want to press charges it's rare that you actually -- -- paint and they it's.
To -- robbery and assault which is why I think it's actually been arrested he should be charged with the thought because apparently did if they aren't going.
Prop and that's the thing David apparently well characterizing as it is a playful tests.
It it it's not clear to me that it appears that preceded.
Of these photos were he realized he was caught when they had him dead to rights so what wears a penalty wise that have built into the penalty -- -- well misled.
You know she currently doesn't want to prosecute him they -- to have a relationship together they have children.
Together and that goes into the consideration England and I think that's a good idea make it like it tell you how many cases ideal way and maybe it's a majority of the cases.
Where the white wasn't seriously injured she does not want to prosecute the prosecutors say no way forget about -- -- forward you have to go forward with this case.
And it does.
Inside they need the white white family and they and why did Hillary and I -- testified anything happen in an open restaurant -- -- -- the key here and to all the data point gets most night in night opposite in this case is the winning.
Actually changed their marital -- parking.
But the reason -- prosecutors hope for is because they recognize the need this is an opportunity for someone -- abusive to get help.
Not necessarily sometimes jail all take them away from their families or their case in some cases that's actually -- it.
But you can using as an opportunity to get -- will -- get it didn't even mandate you know anger management that classes are counseling of any kind this guy did -- You know -- and -- have to believe that is part of this cautioned that is one of the criteria there has to be some counseling -- because Megan.
That's one of the things that my life I talked about this is well.
The other is there's -- -- you don't.
Cross and we talk about domestic violence I tell clients also.
Just put your hands behind your back and lock your wrists together if you're in an in an argument because once you cross that line.
It becomes something that's very hard to jump back from -- -- process case apparently angle and they give a little deference to counsel.
Panel thank you both this guy says he volunteered and watching -- -- police station we'll see we'll be right back.
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