A 70-year-old man has begun his “inevitable” jail term straight way after admitting sex abuse charges involving a 14-year-old girl, in the Christchurch District Court.
A woman has told how she carved the word “whore” on her own leg when she self-harmed after being raped by Matthew Garland Kelly.
Three men charged with stupefying or sex charges against a woman in April last year have been granted name suppression and remanded on bail at the Christchurch District Court.
A Richmond man has been remanded in custody on charges of kidnapping two women and sexual assault.
A man charged with stupefying and sexual violation has denied all charges and been remanded for a Crown case review hearing in November.
A Christchurch teacher in his 60s has been remanded on 17 sexual abuse charges, some dating back 14 years.
A judge has rejected an assessment that a convicted child sex abuse offender was a low risk of offending, and jailed him for 17 years 2 months in the Christchurch District Court.
A man charged with the murder of a woman in Merivale last month is also facing charges of sexually violating her and taking her car.
A 52-year-old man denies sexually violating a woman while giving massages at a Christchurch dance school.
A 52-year-old man charged with sexual violation at a dance school made no application for release on bail when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court today.