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Guilty verdict in Christmas murder trial

October 16, 2018 | By More
Guilty verdict in Christmas murder trial

A jury has returned a rapid verdict to find Franchesca Kororia Borell guilty of the Christmas Day murder of her partner Hardeep Singh during a domestic row.

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Six-year jail term for attempted murder

October 16, 2018 | By More
Six-year jail term for attempted murder

A woman who stabbed an ex-partner in the chest after a break-up and an epic drinking bout has acknowledged that she needs to “fix” herself while she serves a six-year jail term.

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Throwing knife ‘less likely’, murder trial told

October 16, 2018 | By More
Throwing knife ‘less likely’, murder trial told

A professor of mechanic engineering says it was “feasible” for Hardeep Singh’s fatal wound to have been inflicted by a stabbing, but a wound from a knife being thrown as “less likely”.

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No conviction in case that started as sex attack

October 12, 2018 | By More
No conviction in case that started as sex attack

A 19-year-old has been discharged without conviction after a “confused and drunken” episode at a Lincoln University hall that originally led to a sex attack charge.

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Punter named as race-fixing accused

October 12, 2018 | By More
Punter named as race-fixing accused

Punter Graham Henry Beirne is one of the men facing race-fixing charges as part of the Operation Inca investigation into the harness racing scene.

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Remands on synthetic drugs charges

October 10, 2018 | By More
Remands on synthetic drugs charges

A woman charged with possession of synthetic drugs for supply – arrested last week amid police concerns about the toxic effects of the drug – has been refused bail at the Christchurch District Court.

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Woman admits manslaughter in Christmas Day murder trial

October 9, 2018 | By More
Woman admits manslaughter in Christmas Day murder trial

Franchesca Kororia Borell has admitted the manslaughter of her partner during a Christmas Day argument but the Crown says her actions amounted to murder and her trial is going ahead.

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Businessman faces $250,000 tax charges

October 8, 2018 | By More
Businessman faces $250,000 tax charges

Tax charges totalling nearly $250,000 have now been laid against a Christchurch businessman who was remanded last week on dishonesty charges.

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Man admits stabbing police dog in throat

October 5, 2018 | By More
Man admits stabbing police dog in throat

A Hornby man has admitted stabbing a police dog in the throat in an incident in Kaiapoi on May 31.

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Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

October 4, 2018 | By More
Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

Murray James Allan’s criminal career has involved being shot in the face by police and beaten by the Tribesmen gang, but he will now get another chance at rehabilitation.

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