NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been convicted of several attacks on his wife, including a punch that caused a miscarriage.
The Rockland County district attorney's office says Vikas Jagota (juh-GOH'-tuh) of New City was convicted Monday on assault and abortion charges.
It says that in May 2012, Jagota forced his wife's wrist through a glass cabinet and punched her in the head.
Prosecutors say that four months later, he punched her in the abdomen, causing the miscarriage.
The district attorney says that on the day of the May attack, Jagota was in a rage after his brother, Vishal, was sentenced for assault.
That case alleged that Vishal Jagota's family had forced his wife into servitude. It led to assault and labor trafficking convictions for the Jagota brothers' mother and sister.