Goldsmith fined £5k and ordered to attend rehabilitation sessions

Gary Goldsmith was given a 12-month community order with 20 rehabilitation sessions and fined £5k for an attack on his wife that was described by the Chief Magistrate as one carried out “like a nasty drunk not the happy drunk your friends and you describe”.

Goldsmith was also ordered to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £170.

In sentencing Goldsmith, Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot, said the purpose of the rehabilitation was “to ensure that this kind of loutish behaviour does not reoccur”.  

A member of the Probation Service told the court the rehabilitation sessions were designed “to challenge some...

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