(ANSA) – TURIN, AUGUST 10 – Between 2014 and 2015 she reported beating, kicks, punches, slaps, humiliations received for over 20 years by her husband and the trial came six years later, in 2021. A time that yesterday has forced Judge Stefania Cugge to acquit the accused, a 57-year-old man from Chivassese, in the province of Turin, for a statute of limitations. The story is reported by the newspaper La Stampa, in which the comments of the lawyers of the two sides are lined up on opposite sides. “The judge applied the law in compliance with the principles of due process which requires its celebration within a reasonable time – affirms the man’s defender, the lawyer Pierpaolo Chiorazzo -. Times that in this case were not respected, regardless of the any responsibility of my client “. “Unfortunately, this was the law – says the lawyer Sonia Maria Cocca -. Now, thanks to the” Red Code “(law of 2019 to protect victims of domestic and gender violence, ed), women are better protected “. (HANDLE).