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June 4, 2020
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Wife jailed for six years on not doing housework

ROME- An Italian woman is facing up to six years in jail after her husband took her to court for not cooking and cleaning enough.

The 40-year-old from Sonnino in Lazio, south-central Italy, is being charged with ‘mistreatment of the family’, local media reports.

According to her husband who brought the charges, this is due to her ‘poor management of the household chores’.

She is due to stand trial later this year, and can face a substantial jail term, Daily mail reports.

Court papers state that her 47-year-old husband feels ‘insulted’ by the way she has neglected cleaning their house.

He claims her ‘mistreatment’ has been ongoing for two years.

The woman’s husband says he had to take her to court due to her ‘poor management of the household chores’.

According to his statement, he has been forced to ‘live in conditions with poor hygiene’.

He also says he keeps buying food for her to use, but that the produce ends up in the bin as his wife rarely cooks.

In addition, he says she has kicked him out of their shared bedroom.

Her trial date is set for October 12.