A defence lawyer alleged a sex industry customer was not being robbed when he handed over money and property, but trying to buy silence.
A woman has acknowledged in a letter to a rape accused that her statement was “unreliable” and the man’s High Court trial has come to a rapid end.
During a violent incident at the Waimakariri River, a woman will allege that Daniel Waaka Minogue threatened to bash her head with a rock if she tried to speak to two men who were driving past in a farm vehicle.
While a Rolleston householder cleaned up after a messy burglary the day before, the four burglars returned and bashed, robbed and kidnapped him.
A woman thought she was going to be killed along with two children in the car, when her ex-partner threatened to drive into a power pole unless she ended her cellphone call to the police.
A former partner described the “evil, smirking look” on Paul Dumelow’s face as he told her: “Your children will never see you alive again.”
A Richmond man has been remanded in custody on charges of kidnapping two women and sexual assault.
A woman charged with a robbery in Hastings two weeks ago has now been charged with robbing an elderly couple in Papanui, Christchurch, on Monday.
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,…
A woman has gone into hiding ahead of the jury trial for the 45-year-old man charged with kidnapping and bashing her and a Christchurch District Court judge has thrown out all the charges.