Media release

Charges – Domestic Violence – Darwin


Northern Territory Police have charged a man with multiple domestic violence offences.

Investigators from the Domestic and Family Unit, with the assistance of the Australian Federal Police, arrested the 31-year-old man after arriving back to the Northern Territory for assaults in the Darwin region between September 2021 and November 2023.

He has since been charged with:

  • 1 x Unlawfully cause serious harm
  • 3 x Choking, strangling or suffocating in a domestic relationship
  • 6 x Aggravated assault
  • 1 x Deprive a person of personal liberty
  • 1 x Make a threat to kill a person
  • 1 x Threats of injury or detriment

He was remanded to appear before Darwin Local Court today.

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Ian Young said, “Perpetrators of domestic and family violence will be held accountable for their actions.”

If you have witnessed or experienced domestic or family violence, call the police on 131 444 or 000 in an emergency.

If you or someone you know is experiencing difficulties as a result of domestic violence, support services are available including, but not limited to 1800RESPECT (1800737732) or Lifeline 131 114.