A man who arranged to meet a sex worker through an online app found himself being kidnapped for four hours and robbed, the Crown alleged as a two-week trial began in the High Court at Christchurch.
A jury has rejected a Mongrel Mobster’s evidence that an unnamed associate had taken his car for a test drive at the time it was sighted at the scene of a home invasion robbery.
The Crown says its case is “overwhelming” against two men with Mongrel Mob patches who allegedly carried out an armed robbery seeking drugs and money at a Sydenham house.
A woman being jailed for the home invasion robbery of a Christchurch couple aged 83 and 81 said she would support the Mongrel Mob “until the day I die”.
A judge has politely suggested that a man who played the role of “frightening gang muscle” in a stand-over incident, should return to his North Island iwi with his striking facial tattoos.
A supporter in the public seating barked like a dog and another shouted Nazi Mongrel Mob salutes as an alleged police pursuit driver was remanded in custody overnight.
Mongrel Mob members will spend years behind bars for a prison bashing that lasted 38 seconds.
A gang member asked by two women to rob an ex-partner of one of them, admitted a robbery charge in the Christchurch District Court today.
The munchies were the undoing of a mobster caught having a cook-up inside the house he had burgled.
Three men have admitted a prison-yard gang attack that put two rivals in hospital with broken bones.