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Slovakian jailed after holding pregnant girlfriend hostage with disk cutter to her throat

By The Citizen  |  Posted: January 29, 2013

TASERED: Peter Pavlisin.

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SLOVAKIAN Peter Pavlisin was tasered three times and was held back by five police officers after holding his pregnant girlfriend hostage during a siege.

The drug-fuelled 23 year old threatened to kill terrified Natasha Motala and revving a disc cutter on her neck and shoulder during the ordeal.

Prosecutor Julian Kesner said Pavlisin, of Painswick Road in Gloucester, had been taking the drug Piko, was paranoid and had not slept for three days.

He woke his 20-year-old girlfriend at 2am saying someone was under their bed and thought she was planning something. He plugged in the grinder and started revving it, threatening her that he was going to kill her with it.

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Police arrived at 3.05am after Pavlisin threw a weight, which smashed a window. He took his girlfriend into a wardrobe and told police he had a gun in his hand, while holding a metal bar to her back.

Mr Kesner said: "It was a very stressful, dangerous and difficult situation. The police did not know what they were dealing with. Throughout she felt as if she was going to die."

As a negotiator arrived at 4.09am, Pavlisin began strangling her and two officers tasered him. Mr Kesner said: "Officers described him as an animal. Five officers were holding him in an attempt to control him and it took another round of tasering in order to gain control of him. He was eventually arrested at 4.44am."

Pavlisin pleaded guilty to false imprisonment, making threats to kill and assault causing actual bodily harm following the attack at Barton Street on September 29.

Defending, Steve Thomas, said: "He is shocked about how bad his behaviour can be under this drug and it is likely he was experiencing a drug-induced psychosis."

Judge William Hart said Miss Motala, who is due to give birth very soon, remained in very grave fear. He sentenced Pavlisin, who has 13 previous court appearances for 21 offences since he moved to the country in 2008, to four years and eight months in prison, with a further two years and four months on license.

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  • sticks_stones  |  January 29 2013, 11:08PM

    This is the type of scum we now have to put up with thanks to the PC-Government/police chiefs/judges/MSM etc,etc - they are in DENIAL - their cosy little system is not working, it has FAILED! This Governments attempt at fixing broken Britain is a complete joke - it's akin to applying a plaster onto a severed limb. The 'champions of democracy' do not want you to comment on this one for some reason? Any guesses? - http://tinyurl.com/ag3fsmd Mary Harley, prosecuting, said Saysell was out of prison on licence when she committed two offences on September 18. Shanette Saysell recalled to prison for racial abuse While swearing heavily, Saysell told them "you don't know who I am but you watch yourself". She then said "I could do you, I could have you", and then racially abused them, the court heard. Mrs Harley added: "She pulled her jeans and her underwear down, exposing her bottom. She then said: 'Suck this, you white *****'. If this was reversed, the sentence would have been four years, out in three! Check out the mug shot of this creature.

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  • England002  |  January 29 2013, 6:20PM

    Feel like a foreigner in my own country. If a dog is born in a stable does that make it a horse?

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  • England002  |  January 29 2013, 6:10PM

    Everyone remember the racist tram woman? Yes. Everyone heard of the Racist black woman on the bus? No... http://tinyurl.com/8beu9xy I suspect she wasnt arrested either

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  • England002  |  January 29 2013, 5:31PM

    I can see my comment got deleted and my account disable! That just shows there is NO freedom of speech for the british - they can burn our poppies but we can't say how we feel. This man knows what hes talking about and he's american: https://http://tinyurl.com/a8srbnw at 1:05 he talks about England having no free speech and being dictated by politicians. CULTURAL MARXISM. Not looking forward to the Romanians and Bulgarians coming over - more free housing and more english people being pushed out of their own country. If we don't stand up for ourselves soon england will no longer be our own. Too many liberalist out there, wake up and smell the curry.

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  • OUT-OF-E-U  |  January 29 2013, 4:26PM

    oh I almost forgot about the amount of money it will cost the british tax payer to keep him in prison. David Cameron Out = EU out - My vote started as a protest vote out of the fact the others are liars but now this rising UKIP party is getting it not out of protest but because what they speak is the truth .

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  • geraint2010  |  January 29 2013, 2:17PM

    Pavlisin, as an EU citizen, was within his rights to come here but WE retain the right to exclude lawbreakers so why was this vile excuse for a man allowed to stay here and start breeding when he embarked on his criminal career? I don't support UKIP but I do agree with Farage in that some immigration should continue - PROVIDED such migrants come here to work, speak English, do not claim benefits for at least 5 years, and - most importantly in my book - abide by our laws.

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  • Bellyflop  |  January 29 2013, 2:06PM

    I remember the speech by Enock Powell " Rivers of Blood". With all the immigration that is happening, I fear his words may come true.

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  • gunnersaurus1  |  January 29 2013, 1:49PM

    another piece of foreign trash we have to keep i am not proud to be british anymore thats a fact thats the reason we have youth crime in this country is because the foreigners take the jobs that they could have i just hope i live long enough to see it hit the fan because i am sure it will one day

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  • England001  |  January 29 2013, 12:24PM

    http://tinyurl.com/am3lwe5 Nigerian claiming to be 15yrs old (really 30) put in house in south london pending age test...no surprise he ran off... 8o) BROKEN BRITAIN

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  • England001  |  January 29 2013, 12:13PM
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