R v Bailey Sanders [2016] NZDC 16673

Published 10 January 2017

Assault with a weapon — injuring with intent to injure — sentencing — Gillies v R [2014] NZCA 115 — Nuku v R [2012] NZCA 584. A sentenced prisoner was sentenced to a further two years and three months' imprisonment on top of his existing two year and eight month sentence for attacking a prison guard. The offending, which resulted in an injuring with intent to injure charge, fell within band 2 of "Nuku" but was classed as less serious than that in "Gillies". The defendant received a discount for his guilty plea. Judgment Date: 30 August 2016.