Ok guys and gals, here is the full story. He was sentenced on the 8th May as follows by magistrate Kahn in the Krugersdorp Magistrates Court: Charge 1 Assault with the intent to do GBH: 2 years house arrest with correctional supervision,Community service of 20 hours per month for 1 year Charge 2 Assault with the intent to do GBH: 18 months in prison suspended Charge 3 Common assault: cautioned *GBH= Grievous bodily harm Effectively, Leeuw will spend his time the next 2 years in between his home and facilities which the DOCS determine where he shall serve the community service. This includes facilities where abused women and children are housed and it will be determined in correlation between DOCS and his social worker. He is self employed: construction work/civil engineering and therefore he will need special permission to leave his home which serves as his office. His wife is divorcing him, so he is tied up in that as well. The same attorney, Mr. Moody that represented him in the criminal case, represents him in the divorce matter. The magistrate made it very clear that this collective type of assault should , as a first offender, be seen by the community as very serious, hence his verdict returning him to the community for execution of sentence and justice to be seen to be done. The magistrate said that, if he sends him to prison, he will become a "sacrificial lamb". He will in all likelihood not be seen on a bike very soon, let alone assault a woman or anybody for that matter. His defence was basically grounded on self defence, stating that the woman was the aggressor. The magistrate found that he hit the woman "multiple times with the fist in the face." No evidence was lead in aggravation regarding a suspected and apparent tendency to act violent, but at 50-someting, het sits with a criminal record relating to assault. Steven Leeuw has reached the end of the road where people tolerate his violence. I pity him as a fellow cyclist and human being. I hope he sorts out his aggression and wish him well for the future. Case closed.