I should be more careful when I call people ferals. Ā It seems to upset the media so. Ā Perhaps I should have chosen animal instead.
A South Auckland man who fractured the skull of a four-month-old baby has been jailed for more than two years.
ToetuĀ Salasa, 25, appeared in theĀ ManukauĀ District Court today for sentencing after pleading guilty to wounding with intent to injure and assault with intent to injure.
He injured the baby while it was being held by its mother, who he was attempting to punch in the face, the court heard.
…Ā on February 19 last year…Ā His partner confronted him about how much he was drinking while he was holding the baby and she took the child from him.
They fought as he tried to wrestle the baby back from her and she punched him to make him stop pulling the child.
His partner put the baby’s face against her shoulder protectively butĀ SalasaĀ began throwing “haymaker” punches at her head. Read more »