A woman who allegedly gave teenagers a “safe place to party” in a barn, has pleaded not guilty to allowing premises to be used for the consumption of alcohol.
A jury has accepted that a man’s drunken bedroom confusion led to his arrest for indecent assault, but he has been fined $250 for punching the boyfriend of the woman he was accused of groping.
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.
Months of Facebook flirting happened before a disastrous teenage party that has left a 15-year-old girl alleging rape and two men on trial in the Christchurch District Court.
The Crown alleges two young men at a party raped a 15-year-old girl who was too drunk to consent to sex, but the defence says the girl agreed to the activity and regretted it later.