Stevenage businessman found guilty of beating his wife
PUBLISHED: 12:57 09 July 2019 | UPDATED: 14:27 09 July 2019
A failed businessman has been found guilty of beating his wife and using controlling behaviour towards her for three years.
Tawhid Juneja, 35, was arrested after a disturbance on Sish Lane, Stevenage, on November 1 and charged with two counts of assaulting his wife by beating her.
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Juneja, of Welwyn's Great North Road, was also charged with coercive and controlling behaviour towards his wife from December 2015 to November 2018 - namely assaults, threats of violence and punishment for minor infractions.
He pleaded not guilty to all counts at St Albans Magistrates' Court -but on Monday a jury took just over two hours to convict Juneja on all counts, following trial at Luton Crown Court.
He is due to be sentenced on August 5.
Juneja's Stevenage-based medical recruitment agency Primary Care People went into administration in 2017, owing more than £2 million to creditors.