actual bodily harm


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actual bodily harm

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(Law) criminal law injury caused by one person to another that interferes with the health or comfort of the victim. Abbreviation: ABH
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He has an outstanding conviction warrant for numerous offences, including assaulting a police officer, resisting a police officer and causing actual bodily harm.
Phoenix was acquitted of four counts of grievous bodily harm and two of actual bodily harm.
A second man, Paul Nixon, 46, of John Street, Blackhill, Consett, was charged with assault with intent to resist arrest and actual bodily harm.
Prosecutors offered no evidence against Adams, who instead pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting assault causing actual bodily harm.
Patrick Dean Connors, 39, of Greenway Road, denies a forced labour charge as well as allegations of kidnap, conspiracy to kidnap, and causing actual bodily harm.
They also acquitted him of three counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm of punching one young boy, grabbing another by the throat and punching him and knocking another down the stairs and kicking him.
He is also facing separate charges of causing actual bodily harm on May 8 and carrying out a common assault on May 7.
Neale was yesterday charged with actual bodily harm and two counts of assault and is due to appear at Coventry Magistrates' Court on Friday, October 31.
But 41-year-old Mark Damms, of Park Road West, Crosland Moor, and a teenager who cannot be named for legal reasons, were both convicted of actual bodily harm and false imprisonment in relation to an incident on October 4 last year.
The others were Enkarta Balapovi, 53, a butcher, of St Johns Wood, charged with trafficking within the UK for exploitation and five counts of rape, Aleemuddin Mohammed, 44, a supermarket manager of Sefton Avenue, Harrow, charged with trafficking a person into the UK for exploitation and sexual assault of a female, Shanaz Begum, 56, a shopworker of St Johns Wood, charged with trafficking into the UK for exploitation and trafficking within the UK for exploitation and Shamina Yousuf, 42, a secretary of Pavilion Way, Edgware, charged with trafficking into the UK for exploitation and causing actual bodily harm.
Jon Roe, defending, told Wolverhampton Crown Court that Taggart, who had a previous conviction for causing actual bodily harm, accepted he behaved badly.
Williams Bevan, 26, was found guilty of violent disorder and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.