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The first nine months of 2019 saw 1,002 domestic violence cases.
Farrugia revealed this data in his answer to a parliamentary question made by Partit Laburista MP Byron Camilleri.
Farrugia added that allegedly 901 men and 243 women committed domestic abuse.
Five individuals received a jail on charges of domestic violence in the fits nine months of 2019.
In 2018, there were 1,341 domestic violence reports.
Six arraigned in court on prostitution charges
Six individuals were brought in front of the court on prostitution charges in the past nine months.
One individual is male while the others are all women.
An amendment in the laws on prostitution is currently under scrutiny within the House of Representatives.
In the past weeks, several organisations and NGOs have promoted their position on the subject.
Court listens to 21 cases related to rape charges
Minister for Internal Affairs Michael Farrugia stated that 21 persons had been arraigned in court over allegations of rape during the first nine months of 2019.
He was answering a parliamentary question made by PL MP Byron Camilleri.