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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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Kidnap, rape alleged

September 13, 2016 | By More
Kidnap, rape alleged

A 31-year-old Christchurch man has been remanded in custody on charges of kidnapping, raping, and sexually violating a woman over the weekend.

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Jury retires in Mongrel Mob trial

September 5, 2016 | By More
Jury retires in Mongrel Mob trial

The jury has retired to consider its verdicts in the trial of six men alleged to be members or associates of the Mongrel Mob on charges of kidnapping and bashing a rival mob member.

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16-hour kidnap, bashing by Mongrel Mob alleged

August 25, 2016 | By More
16-hour kidnap, bashing by Mongrel Mob alleged

A man was bashed with hammers and knuckledusters, punched and stomped during a 16-hour kidnapping by members and associates of the Aotearoa Mongrel Mob, the Crown alleged as a three-week trial began in the High Court at Christchurch.

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Bid to withdraw guilty pleas over armed incident

July 12, 2016 | By More
Bid to withdraw guilty pleas over armed incident

A man who admitted armed burglary, kidnapping, and injuring charges in the High Court in June is now applying to withdraw his guilty pleas.

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