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Need advice on a criminal matter in Scotland. I know someone

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Need advice on a criminal matter in Scotland. I know someone who got into an argument with a man his wife was cheating on him with. He went to his house and it turned into a physical fight, started by the other man, might I add. My friend ended up hitting him over the head, injuring him quite badly to stop the attack. I'm concerned about what's going to happen to him as I do think he was acting in self defence. He won't talk about it, I don't think it was attempted murder but I'm concerned what charges and punishment he faces, I don't think he deserves to go to prison.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 1 year ago.
To establish self defence, reasonable force has to be used in a situation where there is no escape route. Do you know any of the facts of the incident at all?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No sorry, all the information I have, thanks for your help.
Expert:  JGM replied 1 year ago.
Do you know what injury and how serious as regards ***** ***** person?
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
All I know is that is was a skull injury, significant time spent in hospital.