Tag: violence

‘Jekyll and Hyde’ jailed for latest bashing

July 4, 2018 | By More
‘Jekyll and Hyde’ jailed for latest bashing

A man’s “Jekyll and Hyde” violence towards women has brought a four-year seven-month jail term after a three-hour assault left his latest victim with 73 bruises and a broken rib.

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Crash survivor jailed for violence

May 29, 2018 | By More
Crash survivor jailed for violence

A survivor of a triple-fatal car crash eight years ago is still struggling with post traumatic stress disorder as he begins a jail term for choking a woman unconscious and breaking her bones.

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Mosque counselling begins for youth who planned attack

March 15, 2018 | By More
Mosque counselling begins for youth who planned attack

A youth who planned a terrorist-style attack last year is doing well on supervision a month after his sentencing and has made his first visit for counselling at a mosque.

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Punches thrown in High Court

April 10, 2017 | By More
Punches thrown in High Court

Violence erupted during a break at a hearing over a gang home invasion at the main High Court courtroom in Christchurch.

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Violence, confrontations as murder accused appear

March 27, 2017 | By More
Violence, confrontations as murder accused appear

A huge fight broke out inside a Christchurch District Court when a 20-year-old accused of murder appeared.

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Torture tools laid out for woman

November 2, 2016 | By More
Torture tools laid out for woman

A man who broke into a woman’s home and placed items of torture on a coffee table while waiting for her to arrive, was sentenced to 10 years’ prison, with a non-parole period of five years.

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