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.
A 31-year-old second-strike offender must serve all of the three-year two-month jail term imposed for a daytime carjacking in Christchurch.
A 43-year-old man is on trial charged with assaulting, kidnapping, and raping a woman he met on an online dating site.
A judge issued a warning about “vigilante justice” after two brothers from a small migrant community admitted kidnapping and assault charges over a schoolyard bullying incident.