Tag: kidnapping

Custody remand on kidnap charge

September 25, 2017 | By More
Custody remand on kidnap charge

A man charged with kidnapping, stealing a car, dangerous driving, and failing to stop for police, was remanded in custody in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Hanmer Springs incident

September 22, 2017 | By More
Hanmer Springs incident

Canterbury Police are continuing to investigate the incident which occurred at a house in Hanmer Springs township on Monday night, September 18, about 9.30pm.

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Gang president jailed for a decade

August 23, 2017 | By More
Gang president jailed for a decade

Former Rebels gang president Albert Enoka has been jailed for 10 years for a violent stand-over and kidnapping incident, but the judge ruled out an open-ended term of preventive detention.

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Gas torch used as weapon, police allege

June 19, 2017 | By More
Gas torch used as weapon, police allege

Two charges of using a gas torch to assault a woman have been laid against a 44-year-old man who was allegedly on the run from police for seven months.

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Arrest after seven months hiding from police

May 15, 2017 | By More
Arrest after seven months hiding from police

A man who has allegedly been on the run from police since October has been arrested on charges of kidnapping, serious assault, and threatening to kill.

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Bashing victim was ‘too nice’ for gang

November 3, 2016 | By More
Bashing victim was ‘too nice’ for gang

The victim of a gang bashing had earlier been blocked from membership of Black Power because he was “too nice”.

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50 years’ jail time for Mob members

October 27, 2016 | By More
50 years’ jail time for Mob members

Jail time totalling half a century has been imposed on Mongrel Mob gang members and associates for the kidnapping and bashing of gang rival Dawson Reihana.

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12-year jail term for repeat sex attacker

October 26, 2016 | By More
12-year jail term for repeat sex attacker

A Commonwealth Games wrestler was called “a nasty, evil man” by the woman he raped in 1994 before he was imprisoned for 12 years 9 months.

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‘Compassionate’ kidnapper goes to jail

October 1, 2016 | By More
‘Compassionate’ kidnapper goes to jail

The only Mongrel Mob associate to show any compassion to their kidnap and bashing victim, Dawson Reihana, during his 16-hour ordeal has been jailed for two years two months.

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Family tells of failing young offender

September 28, 2016 | By More
Family tells of failing young offender

The family of a youth jailed in the Christchurch District Court for kidnapping and aggravated robbery, told Judge David Saunders that they had failed him.

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