Tag: assault

Woman charged with robbing Papanui couple

August 14, 2018 | By More
Woman charged with robbing Papanui couple

A woman charged with a robbery in Hastings two weeks ago has now been charged with robbing an elderly couple in Papanui, Christchurch, on Monday.

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Man admits causing serious injuries

August 6, 2018 | By More
Man admits causing serious injuries

A man who seriously assaulted both a work-mate and his partner in separate incidents, pleaded guilty to two charges of intentionally injuring his victims, at the Christchurch District Court.

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‘Evil predator’ gets open-ended jail term

July 28, 2018 | By More
‘Evil predator’ gets open-ended jail term

The woman Luke James Henry was convicted of assaulting, kidnapping, and raping described him as “an evil predator” before a judge imposed an open-ended jail term.

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Scribe denies six charges

July 27, 2018 | By More
Scribe denies six charges

Rapper and hip-hop artist Scribe – real name Malo Ioane Luafutu – has denied six charges and is taking the case to a judge-alone trial.

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Luke Henry: Kidnapping and rape sentencing

July 27, 2018 | By More
Luke Henry: Kidnapping and rape sentencing

The Crown has asked for the necessary health assessors’ reports so that an open-ended preventive detention sentence can be considered for Luke James Henry, 34, who was convicted at a High Court trial in May 2018 of raping, kidnapping and choking a woman he had met through an online dating service. The sentencing is set […]

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Trial charges thrown out with witness in hiding

July 18, 2018 | By More
Trial charges thrown out with witness in hiding

A woman has gone into hiding ahead of the jury trial for the 45-year-old man charged with kidnapping and bashing her and a Christchurch District Court judge has thrown out all the charges.

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Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

July 13, 2018 | By More
Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

After a fracas with inmates at Christchurch Men’s Prison, a prison officer found a series of puncture wounds in the stab resistant body armour he was wearing.

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Pub bashing sets back sporting hopes

May 21, 2018 | By More
Pub bashing sets back sporting hopes

An incident of alcohol-fuelled violence at a pub on Christchurch’s outskirts has cost a young Christchurch man the chance to play semi-professional rugby overseas.

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Alleged victim accused of telling ‘evolving’ story

May 17, 2018 | By More
Alleged victim accused of telling ‘evolving’ story

The complainant in a rape, kidnapping, and bashing trial has been accused by the defence of telling an “evolving” story.

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Crown alleges sex attacks after online meeting

May 14, 2018 | By More
Crown alleges sex attacks after online meeting

A 43-year-old man is on trial charged with assaulting, kidnapping, and raping a woman he met on an online dating site.

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