A man has been jailed for 12 months for stabbing his partner in the back in a drunken row at their Bradford home.

Svajunas Buta, 36, pleaded guilty to unlawfully wounding Ausra Zilguziene with a kitchen knife after trouble flared at the house they shared in Whetley Hill, Bradford Crown Court heard.

Buta called an ambulance at 7.30pm on May 20 and confessed to a paramedic that he had injured Miss Zilguziene, prosecutor Michael Collins said yesterday.

A broken kitchen knife was found in a bin at the property.

The Lithuanian nationals, who had been in the UK for 18 months, had a violent relationship and were prone to drinking heavily, the court heard.

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