‘Manipulative’ boyfriend, 31, becomes the first person in the UK convicted for coercive behaviour based on ‘hearsay’ evidence……….
- Steven Saunders was jailed for ‘aggressive and manipulative’ behaviour
- Medical professionals including midwives became aware of what he was doing
- They reported it too the police and under new legislation he was prosecuted
- For the first time there was no requirement for the victim to give evidence