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R v Maglovski (No 2)  NSWSC 16 (4 February 2013) The Case DONE About 15th of November 2012, Dragi Maglovski was convicted due to the murder of his wife, Rosa Maglovska. This conviction was created after a 7-day hearing at the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Mrs. Maglovska's murder was the result of 10 stab wounds and 37 slash wounds, all inflicted by Mr. Maglovski. The wounds were inflicted with a knife taken in the couple's kitchen. Mr. Maglovski pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder, but pleading guilty to manslaughter with the protection of provocation. In the months before her death Mrs. Maglovska was becoming increasingly more independent, and about the day that she decided to leave Mr. Maglovski she allegedly spat in his face and told him that she didn't need to live with him anymore. The fight that ensued resulted in Mrs. Maglovska's death. After his wife's death a very composed and collected Mr. Maglovski known as '000' and then proceeded to show the emergency services officer's the crime scene. Throughout his trial Mr. Maglovski shared with all the courtroom a little about his culture, he explained the understanding within his culture that behavior such as his wife's would demand a "ritual cleansing of the household of the pity". Neither this, nor any other mitigating factors, was sufficient to reduce Dragi Maglovski's fee to manslaughter, however, and he had been charged with the murder of his spouse, Mrs. Maglovska. He was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment, using a non-parole period of 16 decades, on the terms that "married women have the right to select their own fate". Elements of the Offence DONE The expression 'Actus Reus' is Latin, also translates into 'the guilty act', it describes the thing that the offender did that wa...