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Man found guilty of 28 child sex offences

August 21, 2018 | By More
Man found guilty of 28 child sex offences

A jury has found a 51-year-old man guilty of 28 sex offences involving five girls at the end of an 11-day Christchurch District Court trial.

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Five girls allege sexual assaults

August 7, 2018 | By More
Five girls allege sexual assaults

Five women will give evidence alleging child sex abuse by a 51-year-old man who has gone on trial in the Christchurch District Court.

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17-year sentence for child rape offences

August 6, 2018 | By More
17-year sentence for child rape offences

A judge has rejected an assessment that a convicted child sex abuse offender was a low risk of offending, and jailed him for 17 years 2 months in 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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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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Child sex abuse claims rejected by jury

May 30, 2018 | By More
Child sex abuse claims rejected by jury

A jury has thrown out all 18 child sex abuse charges against a West Coast man who had been blackmailed by two of his three accusers.

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Conspiracy, revenge and lies claim at abuse trial

May 24, 2018 | By More
Conspiracy, revenge and lies claim at abuse trial

A jury will have to decide whether conspiracy, revenge, and lies has led to a 45-year-old man being put on trial for child sex abuse offending.

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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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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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