Tag: rape

Jailed rape offenders rule out appeals

October 19, 2017 | By More
Jailed rape offenders rule out appeals

Finally, after two rape trials that ended with guilty verdicts, two Punjabi men say they will do their jail time and they will not lodge appeals.

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Jurors offered counselling after rape trial verdicts

September 29, 2017 | By More
Jurors offered counselling after rape trial verdicts

Jurors have been offered counselling after delivering five guilty verdicts in the trial of two men charged with the rape and sexual violation of a drunk teenage girl in 2013.

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Men claim belief in consent at rape trial

September 29, 2017 | By More
Men claim belief in consent at rape trial

Two men who had sex with a drunk 17-year-old girl on a surf club roof said they believed “on reasonable grounds” that she was consenting to the activity, at a Christchurch District Court jury trial.

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Drug-affected babysitter raped six-year-old

August 11, 2017 | By More
Drug-affected babysitter raped six-year-old

A cannabis-affected 16-year-old youth sexually abused the six-year-old girl he was babysitting.

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Stupefying of sex victims alleged

August 4, 2017 | By More
Stupefying of sex victims alleged

A 60-year-old North Canterbury man charged with sex offending against six women or girls – including stupefying three of them – has been remanded on bail at the Christchurch District Court.

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More sex charges against Canterbury man

June 30, 2017 | By More
More sex charges against Canterbury man

A company director has pleaded not guilty to a further seven sex charges involving two more victims, laid in the Christchurch District Court.

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Court hears of spiral into drug use and rape

June 28, 2017 | By More
Court hears of spiral into drug use and rape

A man who raped a drunk 15-year-old girl in a Linwood street found his life spiralled out of control and into drug use after his father was killed in a case that became a one-punch manslaughter.

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Child sex abuse victim will be ‘haunted forever’

June 14, 2017 | By More
Child sex abuse victim will be ‘haunted forever’

A woman says she will be “haunted forever” after learning that there was a second victim of Sidney John Hurst’s child sexual abuse.

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Sentencing for historic sex offences

June 14, 2017 | By More
Sentencing for historic sex offences

Sentencing before Justice David Gendall in the High Court for Sidney John Hurst, aged 77, for sex offending against two girls — one rape and repeated indecent assaults — dating from 1975 back as far as 1955. Name suppression was lifted when he was found guilty at the end of an eight-day jury trial on […]

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Tight security for party rape verdicts

June 9, 2017 | By More
Tight security for party rape verdicts

A courtroom dissolved into gasps and tears as a jury delivered guilty verdicts against two young men accused of rape and sexual violation of a drunk 15-year-old girl at a party.

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