R v Tseng [2017] NZDC 22664

Published 25 May 2018

Male rapes female — unlawful sexual connection — indecently assaults female over 16 — male rapes female under 16 — sentencing. The defendant was found guilty of sexual charges involving four victims, all of whom were students of an art school conducted by the defendant. Aggravating features include the breach of trust, clear premeditation, and the scale of offending which was significant. The defendant was sentenced to 16 years' imprisonment with a minimum period of imprisonment of eight years. Judgment Date: 5 October 2017