The partner of the socialite Jasmine Hartin would have granted temporary custody of the children View larger image
Andrew Ashcroft (right) will have provisional custody of her and Jasmine Hartin's children, according to a report. Alaia Belize
The longtime partner of Jasmine Hartin, the socialite accused of the murder of a "big cop in Belize, allegedly obtained temporary custody of thecouple two children.
A judge in the Caribbean country granted Andrew Ashcroft, 43, son of billionaire Lord Michael Ashcroft, temporary custody on Wednesday when the couple clashed in court in family for the first time, according to "Belize LoveFM station .
Ashcroft refused to address the media before rushing into his car, but his lawyer Roberta Usher told reporters he was granted custody of the 4-year-old twins Charlie and Elle.
"It's interim custody and I'll talk to you after the case is over," Usher said.
Meanwhile, Hartin, 32 years old, told reporters: "This was, in my opinion, a very unfair result, but I don't think I can speak now.
Andrew Ashcroft has already called Jasmine Hartin "the usual drunkard ". Facebook
Her lawyer Wendy Auxillou said her client " intends to act very mature and not discuss custody issues until there is a resolution at some point ", adding that " this is a matter which involves children and because it involves children we must take every precaution not to make false comments on any allegation. "
Hartin claims to have accidentally shot Superintendent Henry Jemmott handing him his pistol alors that he was drinking together on a pier.
Jasmine Hartin is charged with negligent manslaughter for the death of Henry Jemmott. Facebook
La socialite, who is accused of manslaughter by negligence, was returned to prison after filming herself angrily confronting Andrew and the 'accusing him of preventing him from seeing their children. She was then released from the dungeon.
In an application filed this monthfor custody of the children, Ashcroft accused Hartin of being "a habitual drunkard " and a drug addict whose "main occupation " was to socialize, according to " the Times of London .
Jasmine Hartin called the custody decision" very unfair. " Facebook figcaption>
She denied the allegations and alleged that Ashcroft "had been battling alcoholism for years" and that thShe could prove it in court, the outlet reported.