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Assault

Unwanted and/or violent physical contact with another person. Assault is a crime and a tort in most jurisdictions, though specific definitions differ from place to place.
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In 2018-19, 123 council workers across all departments suffered incidents including 27 physical assaults, 45 episodes of threatening behaviour and 37 incidents of verbal abuse.
A Freedom of Information request shows that in 2017-18 there were 931 physical assaults and 454 incidents of verbal abuse recorded.
The facts are simply this: Fawad Chaudry could not handle allegations made against him, true or false does not matter, and he flew into a rage and mounted a consistent attack against the journalist responsible culminating in a physical assault. This is a serious issue, and calls for serious repercussions.
14 Percentage of staff who had been physically assaulted 27 Percentage of teachers who had been abused by a parent or carer Two Percentage of teachers threatened with physical assault
Any Nepali whoever either male or female reaching the Indian market had come under the physical assault by Indians who had used thick bamboo sticks to attack the Nepali, said Area Police Office Thori's Police Inspector Kedar Raj Panta.
Both the actress and her 41-year-old sister denied the physical assault and verbal abuse charges in court.
With the physical assault becoming unbearable, she decided to approach the police.
A spokesman for North Lanarkshire Council said: "We only exclude pupils as a last resort, however, the safety of everyone attending our schools is a priority and physical assaults in schools are completely unacceptable."
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Dec 21 ( ANI ): A police complaint has been filed against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh on Friday for allegedly threatening his political opponents with physical assault during a public speech in Arambagh on Thursday.
KARACHI -- Citizens on Wednesday protested outside the Karachi Press Club against what they described as 'VIP culture' saying that incidents of harassment, abuse and physical assault by security men in protocol of VIPs were growing.
In a statement released Wednesday, Korean Air made an apology for the physical assault that took place at the hotel construction site in Incheon, just west of Seoul.
However, media actors in Pakistan continue to face challenges including physical assault, threats, illegal detention, arrest and at times murder.

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