Tag: kidnap

Three on kidnap charges

August 1, 2018 | By More
Three on kidnap charges

Three men have been charged with kidnapping and robbery over an incident in Christchurch early on Tuesday.

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Preventive detention to be considered after rape verdicts

May 18, 2018 | By More
Preventive detention to be considered after rape verdicts

The Crown is asking for an open-ended preventive term to be considered for Luke James Henry, after a jury convicted him on charges of kidnapping, choking, and raping a woman.

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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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Bad memory halts kidnap trial

October 19, 2016 | By More
Bad memory halts kidnap trial

A kidnapping charge against four men with alleged Black Power links has been dropped after the alleged victim had a sudden loss of memory at the Christchurch District Court trial.

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Belligerent accused continues non-cooperation

October 3, 2016 | By More
Belligerent accused continues non-cooperation

A man who acted up in front of the judge at his last appearance was unco-operative again today on a video-link in the Christchurch District Court.

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Mongrel Mob members facing long jail terms

September 6, 2016 | By More
Mongrel Mob members facing long jail terms

After what was described in court as a “squabble between gangs”, much of the Aotearoa chapter of the Mongrel Mob and its associates in Christchurch are in jail facing long prison terms.

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Accused Mob ‘guard’ denies involvement

September 2, 2016 | By More
Accused Mob ‘guard’ denies involvement

A 35-year-old is claiming he has been caught up in the Operation Vale police swoop because he was “in the wrong place at the wrong time”.

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Defence points to lack of forensic links

September 1, 2016 | By More
Defence points to lack of forensic links

A jury has been told to consider the lack of forensic evidence linking Matthew Joshua Mulvey to Crown allegations of kidnapping and bashing a rival gang member. [Afternoon update.]

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Alleged kidnap victim admits wrongly naming two people

August 30, 2016 | By More
Alleged kidnap victim admits wrongly naming two people

An alleged Mongrel Mob victim has admitted he made some mistakes in naming the people who had kidnapped and bashed him, soon after his escape and while he was in hospital.

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Kidnap victim chewed his way to freedom

August 29, 2016 | By More
Kidnap victim chewed his way to freedom

Alleged Mongrel Mob kidnap victim Dawson Reihana has told how he chewed his way to freedom after being bashed, punched and stomped for hours. [Updated report]

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