R v Douglas [2017] NZDC 19552

Published 16 April 2018

Assault with a weapon — wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm — sentencing. The defendant was sentenced having pleaded guilty to two charges: assault with a weapon; and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. The defendant received a discount for his guilty plea and a willingness to participate in restorative justice. A sentence of four years and 11 months' imprisonment was given. Judgment Date: 31 August 2017