Nick Kyrgios asks for the assault charges against his ex-girlfriend to be dismissed ‘due to his mental health’
- Nick Kyrgios seeks to have assault charges dismissed on mental health grounds
- The common assault charge relates to an incident in January 2021
- Charge relates to an alleged incident with his ex-girlfriend Chiara Passari
Nick Kyrgios will seek to have his assault charge dismissed on mental health grounds.
Lawyers for the tennis star appeared in ACT Magistrates Court on Tuesday and asked for an adjournment so forensic mental health reports could be prepared.
They will then apply to have the matter dismissed under a section of the local crimes act.
The act gives magistrates the power to dismiss a charge if they are satisfied an accused is…