Shiu Prasad says he planned to commit suicide in front the wife who had left him, but the situation “escalated” when he saw her with her new boyfriend.
Sentencing in the High Court at 2.15pm for Shiu Prasad, 52, who pleaded guilty on November 9 to charges of murdering his wife Keshni Mala…
For firing a close-range shotgun blast into his ex-partner’s leg while two children were nearby, a Loburn man has been jailed for 10 years.
A Christchurch father did not seek a jail term for his teenage son who stabbed him five times – and he got his wish.
A man “just snapped” before he bashed his 74-year-old mother on the head four or five times with a saucepan and a frying pan.
A woman says she pleaded for her life after her ex-partner shot her in the leg at close range with a pump action shotgun in front of her two children.
Two men – one of them a sex worker – have been remanded on serious assault and armed robbery charges at the Christchurch District Court.
A 23-year-old woman carried out a slash attack on another woman’s face because she believed she was a Japanese spy who was recording her thoughts.
Name suppression has lapsed for a teenager charged over a serious assault at a Northcote property in February.
An 18-year-old who allegedly attacked a woman in Hagley Park last night will stay in custody while a legal aid application is processed.