A MAN has been charged with assaulting his wife occasioning her actual bodily harm.
Alexandru Zoica (30), of Albert Place in Ballymena, is also alleged to have possessed cannabis.
The charges relate to November 3.
The defendant appeared at Coleraine Magistrates Court on November 4 where a defence solicitor said Zoica’s wife was believed to be enroute to Dublin with a view to going to Romania to stay there on a permanent basis.
The court heard the defendant had previously worked in the catering department at Holywell Hospital and had an interview for a job with a recycling firm.
The case was adjourned to Antrim Magistrates Court on November 5 and has now been further adjourned to Ballymena Court on November 14.