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Woman faces trial in Italy for being a bad housewife
The Telegraph reports that an Italian womanfrom the village of Sonnino South of Rome faces trial for failing to clean the marital home and refusing to cook for her husband.
The trial is due to start in the town of Latina on 12th October. The charge is under article 572 in the Italian penal code which "punishes whoever mistreats a person in their family or a person entrusted to them for reasons of education,care or custody". Penalties include imprisonment for between 2 and 6 years. The husband made a formal complaint to the paramilitary Carabinieri police who referred it to judicial authorities.