Woman tricks ‘rival’ by using husband’s phone

A Western Highlands woman was charged with assault at the Six Mile station this week.

She beat up another woman for allegedly having an affair with her husband.

The woman 37 bashed the alleged mistress aged 22 and broke her right hand.

Police brought her in this morning after a formal complaint was laid by the victim’s family.

Both women are from the Hagen area.

The incident took place on Monday (November 23rd).

The suspect reportedly attacked the other woman at the Six Mile marker after she used her husband's phone to lure her there.

Meantime the husband, 51, from Tari has also been questioned.

Julianna Waeda